FC Barcelona
2017–18
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Club information
Manager Flag of Spain Ernesto Valverde
League Season information
Final League position Winners in La Liga
Cup placements
Copa del Rey Winners
Supercopa de España Runners-up
UEFA Champions League Quarter-finals
Season statistics
Top goalscorer Lionel Messi (34)
Biggest home win 97,939 vs Real Madrid
(6 May 2018)
Biggest away win 0 vs Las Palmas
(1 October 2017)
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The 2017–18 season is Football Club Barcelona's 118th in existence and the club's 87th consecutive season in the top flight of Spanish football.

Players

Squad information

N
P
Nat.
Name
Age
EU
Since
App
Goals
Ends
Transfer fee
Notes
1 GK GERFlag of Germany Ter Stegen 25 EU 2014 93 0 2022 €12M
2 RB PORFlag of Portugal N. Semedo 23 EU 2017 0 0 2021 €30M
3 CB ESPFlag of Spain Piqué 30 EU 2008 397 35 2019 &0000000000000005.000000€5M Originally from Youth system
4 CM CROFlag of Croatia I. Rakitić 29 EU 2014 159 26 2021 &0000000000000018.000000€18M
5 DM ESPFlag of Spain Sergio (2nd vc) 28 EU 2008 432 12 2021 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.000000YS
6 CM ESPFlag of Spain Denis Suárez 23 EU 2016 36 3 2020 &0000000000000003.250000€3.25M Originally from Youth system
7 FW TURFlag of Turkey Arda 30 EU 2015 55 15 2020 &0000000000000034.000000€34M
8 CM ESPFlag of Spain A. Iniesta (captain) 33 EU 2002 630 55 2018 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.000000YS
9 CF URUFlag of Uruguay Suárez 30 Non-EU 2014 147 121 2021 &0000000000000081.000000€81M
10 FW ARGFlag of Argentina Messi (vice-captain) 30 EU 2004 583 507 2018 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.000000 YS Second nationality: Spain
12 CM BRAFlag of Brazil Rafinha 24 EU 2011 78 11 2020 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.000000YS Second nationality: Spain
13 GK NEDFlag of Netherlands Cillessen 28 EU 2016 10 0 2021 &0000000000000013.000000€13M
14 CB ARGFlag of Argentina Mascherano (3rd vc) 33 EU 2010 322 1 2019 &0000000000000022.000000€22M Second nationality: Italy
15 MF BRAFlag of Brazil Paulinho 28 Non-EU 2017 0 0 2021 &0000000000000040.000000€40M
16 FW ESPFlag of Spain Deulofeu 23 EU 2017 6 0 2019 &0000000000000012.000000€12M Originally from Youth system
17 CF ESPFlag of Spain Paco Alcácer 23 EU 2016 28 8 2021 &0000000000000030.000000€30M
18 LB ESPFlag of Spain Jordi Alba 28 EU 2012 198 9 2020 &0000000000000014.000000€14M Originally from Youth system
19 LB FRAFlag of France Digne 23 EU 2016 26 1 2021 &0000000000000016.500000€16.5M
20 CM ESPFlag of Spain S. Roberto 25 EU 2010 153 6 2019 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.000000YS
21 CM PORFlag of Portugal André Gomes 23 EU 2016 47 3 2021 &0000000000000035.000000€35M
22 RB ESPFlag of Spain Aleix Vidal 27 EU 2015 26 2 2020 &0000000000000018.000000€18M Originally from Youth system
23 CB FRAFlag of France Umtiti 23 EU 2016 43 1 2021 &0000000000000018.000000€25M
24 CB BRAFlag of Brazil Marlon 21 Non-EU 2016 3 0 2020 &0000000000000005.000000€5M
RB BRAFlag of Brazil Douglas 26 Non-EU 2014 7 0 2019 &0000000000000004.000000€4M
FW ESPFlag of Spain Munir 21 EU 2014 38 7 2019 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.000000YS
CB BELFlag of Belgium Vermaelen 31 EU 2014 11 1 2019 &0000000000000015.000000€15M

Last updated: 14 August 2017
Source: FCBarcelona.com, Champions League 2017/18 numbers, Players in / out, Wikipedia players' articles, ESPN (for appearances and goals) and footballdatabase.com (for EU passport)

Players in

N
P
Nat.
Name
Age
EU
Moving from
Type
Transfer window
Ends
Transfer fee


DF BRAFlag of Brazil Douglas 26 Non-EU Loan return Summer 2019 Free FCBarcelona.com
DF BELFlag of Belgium Thomas Vermaelen 31 EU Loan return Summer 2019 Free FCBarcelona.com
MF ESPFlag of Spain Sergi Samper 22 EU Loan return Summer 2019 Free FCBarcelona.com
FW ESPFlag of Spain Munir 21 EU Loan return Summer 2019 Free FCBarcelona.com
24 DF BRAFlag of Brazil Marlon Santos 21 Non-EU Transfer Summer 2020 FCBarcelona.com
16 FW ESPFlag of Spain Gerard Deulofeu 23 EU Transfer Summer 2019 FCBarcelona.com
2 DF PORFlag of Portugal Nélson Semedo 23 EU Transfer Summer 2021 FCBarcelona.com
15 MF BRAFlag of Brazil Paulinho 29 Non-EU Transfer Summer 2021 FCBarcelona.com

Total spending: Decrease €87 million

Players out

N
P
Nat.
Name
Age
EU
Moving to
Type
Transfer window
Transfer fee


25 GK ESPFlag of Spain Jordi Masip 28 EU Contract expired Summer Free RealValladolid.es
FW ESPFlag of Spain Cristian Tello 25 EU Transfer Summer €4M+€1M RealBetisBalompie.es
24 DF FRAFlag of France Jérémy Mathieu 33 EU Contract termination Summer Free Sporting.pt
11 FW BRAFlag of Brazil Neymar 25 EU Transfer Summer €222M PSG.fr
MF ESPFlag of Spain Sergi Samper 22 EU Loan Summer Free UDLasPalmas.es

Total income: Increase €226 million

Net: Increase €139 million

Pre-season and friendlies

      Win       Draw       Loss

International Champions Cup

Main article: 2017 International Champions Cup
ICC 1 22 July 2017 (2017-07-22) Juventus Flag of Italy 1–2 Flag of Spain Barcelona East Rutherford, United States  
18:00 EDT Marchisio Booked in the 43rd minute 43'
Chiellini Goal 63'
Report Neymar Goal 15'26'
Vidal Booked in the 35th minute 35'
Stadium: MetLife Stadium
Attendance: 82,104
Referee: Edvin Jurisevic (United States)
ICC 2 26 July 2017 (2017-07-26) Barcelona Flag of Spain 1–0 Flag of England Manchester United Landover, United States  
19:30 EDT Neymar Goal 31' Report Fellaini Booked in the 83rd minute 83' Stadium: FedExField
Attendance: 80,162
Referee: Armando Villarreal (United States)
ICC 3 29 July 2017 (2017-07-29) Real Madrid Flag of Spain 2–3 Flag of Spain Barcelona Miami, United States  
20:05 EDT Kovačić Goal 14'
Varane Booked in the 22nd minute 22'
Asensio Goal 36'
Carvajal Booked in the 60th minute 60'
Report Messi Goal 3'
Rakitić Goal 7'
Piqué Goal 50'
L. Suárez Booked in the 60th minute 60'
Samper Booked in the 78th minute 78'
Stadium: Hard Rock Stadium
Attendance: 66,014
Referee: Jair Marrufo (United States)

Friendlies

4 August 2017 (2017-08-04) Gimnàstic Flag of Spain 1–1 Flag of Spain Barcelona Tarragona, Spain  
20:00 CEST Barreiro Goal 11'
Zahibo Booked in the 84th minute 84'
Muñiz Booked in the 90+1th minute 90+1'
Report Samper Booked in the 58th minute 58'
Alcácer Goal 78'
Stadium: Nou Estadi
Attendance: 11,928
Referee: Varón Aceitón (Balearic Islands)

Joan Gamper Trophy

Main article: 2017 Joan Gamper Trophy
7 August 2017 (2017-08-07) Barcelona Flag of Spain 5–0 Flag of Brazil Chapecoense Barcelona, Spain  
20:30 CEST Deulofeu Goal 6'
Busquets Goal 11'
Messi Goal 28'
L. Suárez Goal 55'
D. Suárez Goal 74'
Report Lucas Booked in the 69th minute 69' Stadium: Camp Nou
Attendance: 64,705
Referee: Álvarez Izquierdo (Spain)

Competitions

      Win       Draw       Loss

Overview

Competition First match Last match Starting round Final position Record
Pld W D L GF GA GD Win %
La Liga 20 August 2017 19/20 May 2018 Matchday 1 &0000000000000001.0000001 &0000000000000001.0000001 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &0000000000000002.0000002 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 +2 &0000000000000100.000000100.000
Copa del Rey Round of 32 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 +0 !
Supercopa de España 13 August 2017 16 August 2017 Final Runners-up &0000000000000002.0000002 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &0000000000000002.0000002 &0000000000000001.0000001 &0000000000000005.0000005 −4 &0&-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000.00
Champions League 12 September 2017 Group stage &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 +0 !
Total &0000000000000003.0000003 &0000000000000001.0000001 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &0000000000000002.0000002 &0000000000000003.0000003 &0000000000000005.0000005 −2 &0000000000000033.33000033.33

Last updated: 21 August 2017 (2017-08-21).
Source: Competitions

La Liga

Main article: 2017–18 La Liga

Standings

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Notes
1 Barcelona  (C) (Q) 38 28 9 1 99 29 +70 93
Qualification for the  Champions League group stage
2 Atlético Madrid  (Q) 38 23 10 5 58 22 +36 79
3 Real Madrid  (Q) 38 22 10 6 94 44 +50 76
4 Valencia  (Q) 38 22 7 9 65 38 +27 73
5 Villarreal  (Q) 38 18 7 13 57 50 +7 61
Qualification for the  Europa League group stage
6 Real Betis  (Q) 38 18 6 14 60 61 −1 60
7 Sevilla  (Q) 38 17 7 14 49 58 −9 58
Qualification for the  Europa League Second qualifying round
8 Getafe 38 15 10 13 42 33 +9 55
9 Eibar 38 14 9 15 44 50 −6 51
10 Girona 38 14 9 15 50 59 −9 51
11 Espanyol 38 12 13 13 36 42 −6 49
12 Real Sociedad 38 14 7 17 66 59 +7 49
13 Celta Vigo 38 13 10 15 59 60 −1 49
14 Alavés 38 15 2 21 40 50 −10 47
15 Levante 38 11 13 14 44 58 −14 46
16 Athletic Bilbao 38 10 13 15 41 49 −8 43
17 Leganés 38 12 7 19 34 51 −17 43
18 Deportivo La Coruña  (R) 38 6 11 21 38 76 −38 29 Relegation to the Segunda División
19 Las Palmas  (R) 38 5 7 26 24 74 −50 22
20 Málaga  (R) 38 5 5 28 24 61 −37 20
Updated to games played on 20 May 2018
Source: La Liga, Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd number of goals scored.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round; (Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament

Results summary

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 3 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0

Last updated: 20 August 2017 (2017-08-20)
Source: LaLiga

Results by round

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38
Ground H A H A H A H A H A H A A H A H A H A A H A H A H A H A H A H H A H A H A H
Result W
Position 2

Last updated: 20 August 2017 (2017-08-20).
Source: LaLiga
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Lose; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Matchday

1 20 August 2017 Barcelona 2–0 Real Betis Barcelona  
20:15 CEST Toșca Goal 36' (o.g.)
Roberto Goal 39'
Alba Booked in the 52nd minute 52'
Digne Booked in the 90+2th minute 90+2'
Report Matías Nahuel Booked in the 63rd minute 63' Stadium: Camp Nou
Attendance: 56,480
Referee: Trujillo Suárez (Tenerife)
2 26 August 2017 Alavés v Barcelona Vitoria-Gasteiz  
18:15 CEST Stadium: Mendizorrotza
3 9 September 2017 Barcelona v Espanyol Barcelona  
20:45 CEST Stadium: Camp Nou
4 16 September 2017 Getafe v Barcelona Getafe  
16:15 CEST Stadium: Coliseum Alfonso Pérez
5 19/20 September 2017 Barcelona v Eibar Barcelona  
Stadium: Camp Nou
6 23/24 September 2017 Girona v Barcelona Girona  
Stadium: Montilivi
7 30 September/1 October 2017 Barcelona v Las Palmas Barcelona  
Stadium: Camp Nou
8 14/15 October 2017 Atlético Madrid v Barcelona Madrid  
Stadium: Wanda Metropolitano
9 21/22 October 2017 Barcelona v Málaga Barcelona  
Stadium: Camp Nou
10 28/29 October 2017 Athletic Bilbao v Barcelona Bilbao  
Stadium: San Mamés
11 4/5 November 2017 Barcelona v Sevilla Barcelona  
Stadium: Camp Nou
12 18/19 November 2017 Leganés v Barcelona Leganés  
Stadium: Butarque
13 25/26 November 2017 Valencia v Barcelona Valencia  
Stadium: Mestalla
14 2/3 December 2017 Barcelona v Celta Vigo Barcelona  
Stadium: Camp Nou
15 9/10 December 2017 Villarreal v Barcelona Vila-real  
Stadium: La Cerámica
16 16/17 December 2017 Barcelona v Deportivo La Coruña Barcelona  
Stadium: Camp Nou
17 19/20 December 2017 Real Madrid v Barcelona Madrid  
Stadium: Santiago Bernabéu
18 6/7 January 2018 Barcelona v Levante Barcelona  
Stadium: Camp Nou
19 13/14 January 2018 Real Sociedad v Barcelona San Sebastián  
Stadium: Anoeta
20 20/21 January 2018 Real Betis v Barcelona Seville  
Stadium: Benito Villamarín
21 27/28 January 2018 Barcelona v Alavés Barcelona  
Stadium: Camp Nou
22 3/4 February 2018 Espanyol v Barcelona Cornellà de Llobregat  
Stadium: RCDE Stadium
23 10/11 February 2018 Barcelona v Getafe Barcelona  
Stadium: Camp Nou
24 17/18 February 2018 Eibar v Barcelona Eibar  
Stadium: Ipurua
25 24/25 February 2018 Barcelona v Girona Barcelona  
Stadium: Camp Nou
26 27/28 February 2018 Las Palmas v Barcelona Las Palmas  
Stadium: Gran Canaria
27 3/4 March 2018 Barcelona v Atlético Madrid Barcelona  
Stadium: Camp Nou
28 10/11 March 2018 Málaga v Barcelona Málaga  
Stadium: La Rosaleda
29 17/18 March 2018 Barcelona v Athletic Bilbao Barcelona  
Stadium: Camp Nou
30 31 March/1 April 2018 Sevilla v Barcelona Seville  
Stadium: Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán
31 7/8 April 2018 Barcelona v Leganés Barcelona  
Stadium: Camp Nou
32 14/15 Apr 2018 Barcelona v Valencia Barcelona  
Stadium: Camp Nou
33 17/18 Apr 2018 Celta Vigo v Barcelona Vigo  
Stadium: Balaídos
34 21/22 April 2018 Barcelona v Villarreal Barcelona  
Stadium: Camp Nou
35 28/29 April 2018 Deportivo La Coruña v Barcelona A Coruña  
Stadium: Riazor
36 5/6 May 2018 Barcelona v Real Madrid Barcelona  
16:15 Stadium: Camp Nou
37 12/13 May 2018 Levante v Barcelona Valencia  
16:00 Stadium: Ciutat de València
38 19/20 May 2018 Barcelona v Real Sociedad Barcelona  
20:00 Stadium: Camp Nou

Copa del Rey

Main article: 2017–18 Copa del Rey

Round of 32

First leg v Barcelona  
Second leg Barcelona v Barcelona  
Stadium: Camp Nou

Supercopa de España

Main article: 2017 Supercopa de España
First leg 13 August 2017 (2017-08-13) Barcelona 1–3 Real Madrid Barcelona  
22:00 CEST Piqué Booked in the 27th minute 27'
Messi Booked in the 40th minute 40', Goal 77' (pen.)
Busquets Booked in the 57th minute 57'
http://www.laliga.es/en/other-competitions-live/temporada-2017-2018/supercopa-de-espana/1/barcelona_real-madrid Casemiro Booked in the 19th minute 19'
Bale Booked in the 41st minute 41'
Carvajal Booked in the 41st minute 41'
Piqué Goal 50' (o.g.)
Marcelo Booked in the 76th minute 76'
Ronaldo Goal 80', Yellow cardYellow cardRed card 80', 82'
Asensio Goal 90'
Stadium: Camp Nou
Attendance: 89,514
Referee: Burgos Bengoetxea (Basque Country)
Second leg 16 August 2017 (2017-08-16) Real Madrid 2–0
(5–1 agg.)
Barcelona Madrid  
23:00 CEST Asensio Goal 4'
Benzema Goal 39'
https://www.fcbarcelona.com/football/first-team/match-archive/2017-2018/spanish-super-cup/final-tornada/reial-madrid-cf-fc-barcelona L. Suárez Booked in the 89th minute 89'
Mascherano Booked in the 90+3th minute 90+3'
Stadium: Santiago Bernabéu
Attendance: 75,167
Referee: Sánchez Martínez (Murcia)

UEFA Champions League

Main article: 2017–18 UEFA Champions League

Group stage

Main article: 2017–18 UEFA Champions League group stage#Group D
Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Notes
Flag of Spain Barcelona 6 4 2 0 9 1 +8 14 Advance to knockout phase
Flag of Italy Juventus 6 3 2 1 7 5 +2 11
Flag of Portugal Sporting CP 6 2 1 3 8 9 −1 7 Transfer to Europa League
Flag of Greece Olympiacos 6 0 1 5 4 13 −9 1
1 12 September 2017 Barcelona Flag of Spain v Flag of Italy Juventus Barcelona  
20:45 CEST Stadium: Camp Nou
2 27 September 2017 Sporting CP Flag of Portugal v Flag of Spain Barcelona Lisbon  
20:45 CEST Stadium: Estádio José Alvalade
3 18 October 2017 Barcelona Flag of Spain v Flag of Greece Olympiacos Barcelona  
20:45 CEST Stadium: Camp Nou
4 31 October 2017 Olympiacos Flag of Greece v Flag of Spain Barcelona Piraeus  
19:45 EET Stadium: Karaiskakis Stadium
5 22 November 2017 Juventus Flag of Italy v Flag of Spain Barcelona Turin  
20:45 CET Stadium: Juventus Stadium
6 5 December 2017 Barcelona Flag of Spain v Flag of Portugal Sporting CP Barcelona  
20:45 CET Stadium: Camp Nou
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