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FC Barcelona News: 25 November 2015; Barça Hammer Roma, Sergi Roberto Sprains Ankle

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FC Barcelona hit Roma for six (6-1) | FC Barcelona
However, there was still the small matter of finishing first in the group and earning the right to play the second of the last 16 tie at home. AS Roma stood in their way, but not for too long as Barça swept them aside with a Second Act of majestic football to rival the First last Saturday in the Santiago Bernabéu.

Sergi Roberto has sprained ankle | FC Barcelona
Barça midfielder Sergi Roberto sprained his right ankle in a clash with AS Roma’s William Vainqueur during Tuesday evening’s Champions League game and his presence in the next few games will depend on how the injury progresses.

Lionel Messi delighted to be back scoring goals for Barcelona | Sky Sports
Messi scored twice in the impressive victory on his first start for two months after sustaining a knee injury against Las Palmas in September. The record-breaking forward slotted back into the in-form Barcelona attack of Neymar and Luis Suarez with minimal fuss as the trio combined for three of the six goals, including a mesmerising 27-pass move for the Argentine's first goal of the evening.

How do you improve perfection? Add Lionel Messi -
Some said Barcelona was better without him. While it is true that the Blaugrana found form during Lionel Messi's time on the sidelines, their team is clearly enhanced with the Argentine attacker back in the side. How do you improve on what was a perfect performance at Real Madrid on Saturday? Easy. Just add Leo.

Luis Suarez says Barcelona trio 'really enjoy ourselves' - ESPN FC
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez said he really enjoys playing alongside fellow attacking superstars Lionel Messi and Neymar -- after the trio again dominated proceedings in Tuesday's 6-1 Champions League Group E win over Roma at the Camp Nou.

350 games for Sergio Busquets with FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
Seven years and two months after making his first team debut in a 1-1 draw with Racing Santander on 13 September 2008, Sergio Busquets has made it to 350 official appearances for FC Barcelona after starting tonight’s game with AS Roma.

Barcelona confident Neymar will sign new contract | Sky Sports
Barcelona have moved to put an end to speculation surrounding Neymar's future by insisting he will sign a new contract at the club. Doubts about the Brazilian star's future resurfaced last week when his father Neymar Snr stated tax issues could force the forward to leave Spain.

Luis Enrique happy but still sees room for improvement | FC Barcelona
Luis Enrique’s team had an easy time tonight, routing AS Roma by a score of 6–1. Nevertheless, the head coach sees room for improvement. Here’s what he said just minutes after the final whistle:

Roma tell Barcelona Florenzi and Pjanic not for sale - ESPN FC
Roma sporting director Walter Sabatini has warned Barcelona that Alessandro Florenzi and Miralem Pjanic are not for sale. Italy international Florenzi has been linked with Barca since scoring a 50-yard goal against them in the opening game of this season's Champions League group stage at the Stadio Olimpico.

Five keys to FC Barcelona's rout over AS Roma | FC Barcelona
The Uruguayan has scored 17 goals in 19 official games this season. But Suárez doesn’t just score; he also works tirelessly to help his teammates, like on Messi's first goal. He also comes up with steals, like he did in the first half with Dzeko, in what was a very typical play.

FC Barcelona into last sixteen for the twelfth consecutive season | FC Barcelona
The scenario this evening was that FC Barcelona needed a single point from the game with AS Roma to ensure qualification for the second round of the Champions League, and moreover as group leaders. But they ended up making it into the last sixteen before a ball had been kicked after BATE Borisov and Bayer Leverkusen drew 1-1 in the other game in the group, which kicked off in Belarus three hours earlier.

FC Barcelona's berth in the last 16, on social media | FC Barcelona
Online reactions from the players following the 6–1 rout over AS Roma

Caracas 1953: The first ever meeting between FC Barcelona and AS Roma | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona’s first ever meetings with tonight’s Champions League opponent, AS Roma, were in the unusual setting of Caracas, way back in 1953. In fact, it would be the only time the teams had ever played until they faced each other in the group stages of the 2001/02 Champions League.

Real Madrid 0-4 Barcelona: Real disorganisation allows Barca to run riot | Zonal Marking
Barcelona recorded an absurdly comprehensive victory at the Bernabeu, outplaying Real in midfield and cutting through their defence regularly. Rafael Benitez chose a 4-2-3-1 system rather than the 4-3-3 he’s played in recent weeks, effectively omitting holding midfielder Casemeiro in order to accommodate his star attacking players. At the back, Raphael Varane and Marcelo returned in place of Pepe and Nacho.

FC Barcelona v AS Roma (U19): Victory denied by bad luck (3-3) | FC Barcelona
The U19 team got everything right apart from the result against Roma in the penultimate game of the UEFA Youth League group stage. Busquets, Carbonell and Sarsanedas all went off injured in a first half that ended with a promising 3-1 lead. But with Juanma red carded for a second bookable offence, the visitors pulled back level with two second half goals.

Top five goals of the week from La Masia | FC Barcelona
Antonio Cantón, of the U16 B comes top with fine piece of skill in the defeat of Ascó. Second placed Jan Quiles scored for the U10A team against Cornellà and his team-mate Héctor Fort comes next with a fine long-range strike. Fourth and fifth go to two members of the U12 D team, Tomy Carbonell and Ansu Fati, and in this video you can enjoy them all.

Special FC Barcelona offers for Black Friday | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona is celebrating 27 November, or Black Friday, by offering supporters the best discounts of the year. These special offers are applicable to all the different products listed below and that are exclusively for sale online.

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