Lionel Messi is FC Barcelona’s hero once again as he scored the only goal of the evening against Granada. Quique Setien managed his first game as the Blaugrana’s coach. But what stands out for Barcelona fans, those who love the Tiki Taka style of play, is the possession total for Barcelona, which was 82%.
In the days of Pep Guardiola a high possession total was the norm – Barcelona always had the soccer ball, not matter who they were playing against. It was terribly frustrating for opposing teams to try to win the ball from the Barcelona possession machine. Will this be the norm once again for Barcelona under Setien?