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FC Barcelona News: 26 October 2015; Barça Move to Second Place After Win, Assembly Approves Record Budget

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Suárez hat-trick muscles FC Barcelona past Eibar, 3–1 | FC Barcelona
Luis Suárez was all FC Barcelona needed on Sunday evening. Faced with an early deficit against a pugnacious Eibar that were eager to prove their unbeaten road record wasn't a fluke, the Catalans rode the brute strength of their Uruguayan striker to another come-from-behind victory in La Liga, this time by a score of 3–1 at Camp Nou.

Luis Suárez celebrates one year with FC Barcelona with his second hat-trick | FC Barcelona
Exactly one year after his FC Barcelona debut, Luis Suárez didn't just shine, he was blinding. The Uruguayan scored his second hat trick since joining the Club to lead them to a 3–1 victory over Eibar at Camp Nou. Ever since his Barça debut on 25 October 2014, Suárez has played in 57 games and has scored 35 goals (0.61 per game), including six doubles and two hat tricks.

Postgame reactions from Luis Suárez and Sergio Busquets | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona may have beaten Eibar by 3-1, but the Catalans once again fell behind early, as they did last weekend against Rayo Vallecano. Luis Suárez, the star of Sunday's game, addressed the situation following the match.

Luis Enrique talks about team's reaction, minimising errors | FC Barcelona
Following FC Barcelona's 3–1 victory over Eibar, Luis Enrique said the effort of his team and the energy of the fans were keys to overcoming the early deficit. "We found it hard to create danger from the start and that means we have to keep improving. I liked the support of the fans."

Reaction on social networks to FC Barcelona - SD Eibar (3-1) | FC Barcelona
As is often the case, the players have shared their joy at winning against Eibar with the public via their own personal social profiles.

Masche facing four-match ban? | Football Espana
Javier Mascherano could miss the Clasico after risking a four-match ban for his explicit remarks to the linesman during Barcelona’s 3-1 win against Eibar. The midfielder was sent off in the latter stages of Sunday’s game at Camp Nou for directing an insult towards one of referee Carlos del Cerro Grande’s assistants, having grown frustrated with the officials’ perceived leniency towards Los Armeros.

Training schedule ahead of Copa del Rey return | FC Barcelona
On Monday, FC Barcelona are set to begin a week which sees the return of the Copa del Rey. Luis Enrique’s men visit CF Villanovense on Wednesday 28 October as they start their defense of the cup which they won last season.

Barcelona approve record €633m budget - Goal.com
Barcelona saw a record €633 million budget approved on Sunday as the club look ahead to a more secure financial future. The club's economic vice-president Susana Monje revealed on Thursday that the budget - which represents the "highest in the club's history" - was set to be presented at the weekend with an increase to wage allocation key in light of Uefa's Financial Fair Play regulations.

Upbeat Bartomeu lays out vision for the next six years | FC Barcelona
Economic Vice-President Susana Monje explained "last year we passed the 600 million mark in terms of income and we intend to go even further. The balance for last season showed 15 million Euros profit on income of 608 million, with a notable 35% increase in income from the Marketing department. Director General Ignacio Mestre presented the budget for 2015/16 season which includes an increase in income to 633 million Euros and profits of 20 million.

FC Barcelona defend the right to freedom of expression | FC Barcelona
On Sunday Camp Nou witnessed a firm gesture of support in favour of the right to freedom of expression. The fans in their majority got behind the idea promoted by FC Barcelona, the placing of a 15 x 4 metre banner on the field demanding respect for one of the most fundamental of rights.

Champions League Rival Watch: Wins for BATE, Roma and Bayer Leverkusen this weekend | FC Barcelona
Barça’s three rivals in Group E in the Champions League have all won this weekend. BATE Borisov ran out 2-1 winners over Naftan Novopolotsk, AS Roma won away at Fiorentina by the same scoreline and Bayer Leverkusen took a 4-3 win at home in a frenetic encounter with Stuttgart.