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FC Barcelona News: 4 October 2015; Sevilla Beat Barcelona, Barcelona B Take Part in Scoreless Draw

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Sevilla FC v FC Barcelona: Late rally comes up short in 2–1 defeat | FC Barcelona
Second-half goals from Michael Krohn-Dehli and Vicente Iborra were enough to give Sevilla a 2–1 upset victory over visiting FC Barcelona on Saturday afternoon at the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium in Seville, Spain. The Catalans clawed one back on a Neymar penalty kick but Sevilla managed to hang on despite Barça’s relentless effort to draw level in the final minutes. Luis Enrique’s side hit the post three times en route to their second league defeat in their last three games.

Neymar’s 100 games for FC Barcelona by the numbers | FC Barcelona
Neymar Jr signed for FC Barcelona on 26 May 2013. Two and a half years later, the 23-year-old forward approaches his first century of matches when Barça take on Sevilla on Saturday. Neymar has featured in 64 league games, 24 times in the Champions League, nine in the Copa del Rey and twice in the Spanish Super Cup.

FC Barcelona at Sevilla, by the numbers | FC Barcelona
It was Sevilla coach Unai Emery's first victory in 21 matches versus FC Barcelona. Until Saturday his record was six draws and 14 defeats.

Luis Enrique surprised at lack of goals | FC Barcelona
"It was a game in which we had a lot of chances. It's almost unbelievable that we walk out of here with just one goal," said FC Barcelona head coach Luis Enrique at his post-game press conference following his team's 2–1 upset loss to Sevilla. The Barca coach chalked the defeat up to "ten minutes in the second half that hurt us." Sevilla, he lamented, "took advantage of the chances they had."

Ivan Rakitic: 'It hurts to lose like this' | FC Barcelona
Following FC Barcelona’s 2–1 defeat at the hands of Sevilla on Saturday afternoon, there were plenty of questions awaiting the players. But while one might expect words of regret or anger, Luis Enrique’s players made it clear that they are going to keep their feet on the ground and continue to work hard to turn things around. While the loss at Sevilla certainly hurts, there’s a lot of football left to be played.

Training schedule ahead of international week | FC Barcelona
After Saturday's match against Sevilla, Barça begin another week without their international players. Over the next five days, the team will hold morning sessions at Ciutat Esportiva followed by two days off on the weekend.

Atlético Levante UD – FC Barcelona B: Another goalless draw (0-0) | FC Barcelona
Second consecutive goalless draw for FC Barcelona B, this time against Atlético Levante away from home. The game was a close affair with opportunities for both sides with the blaugranes dominating in the opening 45 minutes and the home side in the second half.