In football, preseason matches are not judged by wins and losses. Instead, they are judged by what happens in the 90 minutes on the pitch.
With that in mind, despite losing 2-0 to Bayern Munich, Barcelona and its fans have much to be happy about.
Not only did La Blaugrana face off against the European champions, they did so without the bulk of their starting lineup.
Even so, Barcelona played rather well.
With former manager Tito Vilanova stepping down due to illness, the terrible end to last season and the slow transfer window, fans have not had much to be happy about.
Let's look at why the match against Bayern Munich should have Cules everywhere smiling.