23 clean sheets in 30 games, Barca looking at Chelsea 04-05

Spanish La Liga FC Barcelona achieved their 23rd clean sheet game in the league. With a salty defense that gave up only 9 points in 30 games, they are on the verge of breaking the record set by Chelsea in the Premier League in the 2004-05 season.

Barcelona won 1-0 thanks to Ferran Torres’ preemptive goal in the match against Atletico Madrid in the 30th round of the 2022-23 La Liga held at Camp Nou on Spotify in Barcelona, ​​Spain on the 23rd (Korean time). With this victory, Barcelona broke its three-game scoreless streak and widened the gap with second-place Real Madrid to 11 points. 

Although their performances in Europe have not been satisfactory, their record in the league is impeccable. Particularly noteworthy is the ‘conceded’ sector, but Barcelona allowed only 9 runs in 30 league games. There are 23 clean sheets in the game. In the league, the ‘salty defense’ is being shown throughout the season. 메이저놀이터

The Spanish media also took note of this. Spain’Marca’ said, “Barcelona can be considered the best defensive team in history.” “In the past 2004-05 season, Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea allowed only 15 goals. Barcelona can have an equal or better record.”

As explained in the media, Chelsea at the time won the league title with a powerful defense consisting of William Gallas, John Terry, Ricardo Carvalho, Paulo Pereira’s back four and Peter Cech. Barcelona this season also showed solid form in the league race thanks to the great performances of Alejandro Balde, Andreas Christensen, Ronald Araujo, Jules Kunde and Marc Ter Stegen. 

Barcelona have 8 matches left. Among them, there are no very difficult opponents except for Real Betis (5th) and Real Sociedad (4th). If they manage to concede six or less in their remaining matches, they will be able to equal or surpass Chelsea’s record from 19 years ago.

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