The view from Spain

Bang the drums

January 21, 2013
By Phil Ball
What an extraordinary weekend. Where do I start? Well, in Anoeta (predictably), where I witnessed quite an apocalyptic event. Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone - Barcelona have lost a league match.

The last time they lost an away game in the league was in February 2012 at Pamplona, also up here in the murky north and by the same 3-2 score by which Real Sociedad beat them on Saturday. They seem to have problems in Anoeta, having failed to win there for the last three seasons, ...

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