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FC Barcelona News: 15 October 2014; Neymar Scores Four in Friendly Win, Lionel Messi Scores Brace in 30 Minutes

Suhaimi Abdullah

Four-goal Neymar makes history (0-4) | FC Barcelona
Neymar has taken his stunning form at Barça onto the international stage. On Tuesday he was simply outstanding for Brazil against Japan in a friendly played in Singapore. He netted four times – with his left foot, right foot and his head. A brilliant all-round performance.

Messi scores two in 30 minutes (0-7) | FC Barcelona
Leo Messi finished off a day full of goals from FC Barcelona players on the international stage. The Argentina captain played for 30 minutes and scored twice. Javier Mascherano also appeared and played the last 15 minutes in the 7-0 dismantling of Hong Kong.

FC Barcelona players impress on international stage | FC Barcelona
Leo Messi: Played for Argentina in Beijing and Hong Kong. He played the full 90 minutes of the 2-0 defeat to Brazil, in which he missed a penalty. He was only on for 30 minutes of the 7-0 rout of Hong Kong, but that was enough time to score the 5th and 7th goals and set up the one in between.

Barcelona 'to drop Messi and Neymar' | Eurosport
A report in AS claims the pair could start on the bench at the Camp Nou, having accumulated tiredness due to their trips to the other side of the world for their national team’s friendlies this week.Neymar completed 180 minutes for Brazil against Argentina and Japan, while Messi sat out the first hour of his country’s game with Hong Kong yesterday.

Luis Suárez to receive 2013-14 Golden Boot (6.30 PM CET) | FC Barcelona
The Uruguayan striker will receive the Golden Boot this evening as the top goalscorer in European leagues last season. The event will be streamed live in English on YouTube and the club website. Prepare yourself for the event by having a look at all our information about the new FC Barcelona striker, who scored 31 goals for Liverpool in last season’s Premiership.

Ivan Rakitic and Luis Suárez rejoin squad | FC Barcelona
Ivan Rakitic and Luis Suárez are back from international duty and were able to train with the first team this morning. But there was bad news for Douglas, who has a bruised left foot and worked out separately this morning and will not be available for selection against Eibar.

FC Barcelona v Sevilla to be at 8.00 PM CET | FC Barcelona
The LFP has announced a change of time for the Liga match between FC Barcelona and Sevilla on Saturday November 22. It was originally scheduled for 6.00 PM CET, but the time has been moved to the later 8.00 PM slot.

Serbia end La Rojita reign | Football Espana
Spain Under-21s, winners of the last two editions, will take no part in the 2015 European Championship finals in the Czech Republic. La Rojita’s 35-match unbeaten run was ended on Tuesday evening when they went down 2-1 to Serbia in Cadiz following Friday’s goalless first leg.

Lucas Silva to replace Khedira? | Football Espana
Promising Brazilian midfielder Lucas Silva is being lined up to replace Sami Khedira at the Santiago Bernabeu, reports Marca. Khedira’s future in Madrid is looking increasingly uncertain with his contract due to expire next June and no offer of a new one having been forthcoming.

From Saint Iker to sinner? Not yet. Give the Madrid man more time - ESPN FC
How will Iker Casillas be remembered when his time is up? More to the point, is it time for that debate now, or in several years? The Real Madrid captain has been in the news more than the economy, corruption, Ebola, Islamic State and bullfighting WAG Belen Esteban combined recently, which is an achievement to match anything he has done on the pitch.

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