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FC Barcelona News: 18 October 2015; Neymar Leads Barcelona Past Rayo Vallecano, Barça B Draw

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FC Barcelona v Rayo Vallecano: Neymar, Barça flip the switch (5–2) | FC Barcelona
It was as if FC Barcelona had seemingly spent much of the early part of this season in a dark room, methodically searching for the light switch on the wall, and had suddenly found what they were looking for. They knew the switch was there; they had flipped it on countless times before; yet, this season it was taking longer than usual to find.

Neymar speaks to the press after four goal outburst | FC Barcelona
Neymar was the star of the 5–2 victory over Rayo, scoring four goals for the first time since he joined FC Barcelona. He also assisted Luis Suárez on Barça’s fifth. Neymar’s first two goals came on penalty kicks that he himself drew.

Neymar top goalscorer in the league | FC Barcelona
It is not every day that a football players produces magic out there, neither is it common to see a footballer score four goals in the same game. Neymar not only did both against Rayo Vallecano at Camp Nou, he also moved to the top of the list of goalscorers in the First Division for the league season 2015/16.

Neymar scores four goals for the fifth time in his career - Goal.com
Neymar netted four goals in a match for the fifth time in his career on Saturday as Barcelona eased to a 5-2 win over Rayo Vallecano. The 23-year-old has been criticized for partying in Brazil during the international break but the forward gave an emphatic response as he helped Barca pull level on points with Real Madrid at the top of the table.

Luis Enrique: Paco Jémez's teams are always tough | FC Barcelona
Luis Enrique spoke to reporters after FC Barcelona’s 5–2 rout over Rayo Vallecano, repeating, as he often has, that he’s "never had a comfortable game against Paco Jémez. They’re always tough." Although Jémez’s team won the battle for possession, it was the scoring chances that mattered.

BATE Borisov will face FC Barcelona as League Champions | FC Barcelona
The Belarus outfit sewed up the championship with a 2-0 win over FC Vitebsk, goals in the first half from Rios and Mozolevski handed Aleksandr Yermakovich’s team the win they needed with four games of the season still remaining.

Barcelona eye shock move for Chelsea striker | The Transfer Tavern
Chelsea fans in the Transfer Tavern are stunned by the latest reports from the continent, which suggest Spanish giants Barcelona want their misfit striker. The Catalan side have been plagued by injury problems so far this season, with the most high-profile absentee being Lionel Messi, which has led Luis Enrique to target forward additions in the January transfer window.

Villarreal B v FC Barcelona B: Unbeaten streak up to five games (1-1) | FC Barcelona
Barça B chalked up a highly valuable point after drawing 1–1 with leaders Villarreal B by scoring in injury time. Gerard López's players had several chances throughout the game and reacted when they needed to.