History on Barça's side versus Javier Aguirre teams
The Mexican coach and current Leganés boss has lost 17 of 23 matches against the blaugranes
On Tuesday Barça take on a team coaches by Javier Aguirre once again. The current boss at Leganés, the blaugranes' opponents on Tuesday in La Liga, has notched up 17 defeats, four draws and just two wins against FC Barcelona during his long career as a coach, a source of optimism for Quique Setién's team ahead of the clash at Camp Nou.
17 wins against ‘El Vasco’
Total games (all competitions): 23 (v Osasuna 8, v Atlético Madrid 7, v Espanyol 4, v Zaragoza 2, v Leganés 2) Record: Barça wins 17; Draws 4; Aguirre wins 2 Goals: Barça 58; Aguirre 17
Aguirre victories against Barça 2006/07: Osasuna 2-1 Barça (Liga) 2007/08: Atlético Madrid 4-2 Barça (Liga)
Biggest Barça win v Aguirre 2006/07: Atlético Madrid 0-6 Barça (Liga)
Javier Aguirre's two games in charge of Leganés against Barça have both ended in defeat. In November of last year the blaugranes went to the El Butarque stadium and won 2-1 in La Liga thanks to goals from Luis Suárez and Arturo Vidal. In 2020 at the end of January the man nicknamed 'El Vasco' brought his team to Camp Nou for a Copa del Rey last 16 clash which ended in a comfortable 5-0 win for Barça in what is up to now Quique Setién's only previous encounter with the Mexican.