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FC Barcelona News: 15 March 2011; Injuries Catch Up With Barcelona Players, Barcelona Match Another Record

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BARCELONA SPAIN - FEBRUARY 20:  Daniel Alves of Barcelona sits on the pitch during the la Liga match between Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao at Camp Nou stadium on February 20 2011 in Barcelona Spain.  (Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)
BARCELONA SPAIN - FEBRUARY 20: Daniel Alves of Barcelona sits on the pitch during the la Liga match between Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao at Camp Nou stadium on February 20 2011 in Barcelona Spain. (Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)
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Injury list grows after Seville game | FCBarcelona
Dani Alves, Adriano, Maxwell, Pedro and Messi all came through the game in Seville with various knocks, but only Maxwell and Pedro are doubts for the Getafe game, whilst the other three will be receiving treatment all week.

Barça match unbeaten La Liga run | FCBarcelona
The team might have failed to take all three points at the Ramon Sánchez Pizjuán, but the draw meant that they continue to re-write the history books, clocking up an astonishing 26 game unbeaten run to match the Club record set in the 73/74 season under Rinus Michels.

Spanish Radio Station Apologises To Barcelona & Valencia For Doping Allegations | Goal
The Madrid-based broadcaster also suggested that Real Madrid asked the Spanish Football Federation to take doping tests more seriously, and to keep in mind Barcelona's connections with the doctors. However, both clubs denied the allegations and Cadena Cope has now issued an apology.

Bojan back on target three months later | FCBarcelona
Bojan Krkic scored his first goal of 2011 against Seville after coming on for Pedro who was forced off with a groin problem just before the quarter hour mark. The Barça number 9 looked lively throughout and was quick to take advantage of the first chance that presented itself to put the team one up.

Facts and Figures from Seville | FCBarcelona
Although it could be argued that the team dropped two points in Seville, Barça also showed their superiority and set yet more new records. Below are some of the facts and figures arising from the game.

Mourinho aims to end Real jinx | Eurosport
Nine-times European champions Real have not made it past the first knockout round since 2004 but after a 1-1 draw at Lyon in the first leg in France, coach Mourinho's side are well-placed to finish the job at the Bernabeu on Wednesday.

Benzema hitting form at right time | Eurosport
"I am in a purple patch in my career and I know I have to make the most of it," he added, as Real prepare to take on the side that knocked them out at the same stage last term.

Berlusconi open to Kaka return | Sky Sports
Reports suggest Real are willing to offload the Brazilian star this summer with the likes of Chelsea and Manchester City credited with an interest in his services. However, Berlusconi says he would love to have the playmaker, who spent six years at Milan prior to his move to Madrid, back at the club.

Forlan keeping options open | ESPN
The former Manchester United forward has most commonly been linked with a return to the Premier League, but revealed in an interview with Italian sports daily Gazzetta dello Sport that he would listen to offers from Serie A sides.

Getafe suffer new blow | Sky Sports
Only last week the Madrid outfit saw Jaime Gavilan ruled out for six months with a knee ligament injury. Now they have seen Rafa ruled out for a similar length after the former Real Vallodolid man damaged his left knee.

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