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A Barça tide in San Mamés and Bilbao

In a sophisticated season for the Barça males's part that ended yesterday with the dismissal of Xavi as coach, the ladies's group has been a reduction and has introduced the best joys for the entity. Not just for attaining a triplet of titles—League, Super Cup and Cup—which might be rounded off with an unprecedented poker in the event that they beat Olympique de Lyon in San Mamés on this sunny and sizzling afternoon, however for what it has meant for the social mass. Some 35,000 culés got here to Bilbao this weekend, the second largest mobilization in Barça historical past, solely behind the 45,000 who traveled to Seville to witness the 1986 Champions League remaining misplaced in opposition to Steaua Bucharest.

The Biscayan capital has been flooded with Barcelona followers—the tram and buses have operated with nice problem—to the purpose that this afternoon the attendance report for a Champions League remaining is predicted to be damaged: 50,212 spectators. in 2012 on the Olympic Stadium in Munich in Lyon's victory in opposition to Eintracht. The Barça mobilization contrasts with that of the followers of their rival at the moment, the omnipotent Lyon, essentially the most profitable membership within the historical past of the Champions League with eight trophies. Behind the purpose the place Endler is warming up proper now there are a whole bunch of French followers carrying white t-shirts, however the remainder of the stadium is totally dyed in Barça. Almost as if Barcelona have been taking part in at dwelling.