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FC Barcelona News: 13 April 2015; Preparations Begin for Paris Saint-Germain, Barcelona B Drop to Segunda Bottom

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The week ahead as FC Barcelona welcome back Champions League play | FC Barcelona
This is a big week for FC Barcelona. Luis Enrique's team face two key games in seven days, beginning with Wednesday's Champions League quarter-final first leg versus Paris Saint-Germain in Paris and wrapping up with Saturday's league match versus Valencia at Camp Nou.

Paris Saint-Germain fact sheet | FC Barcelona
A closer look at FC Barcelona's rivals in this year's UEFA Champions League quarter-finals.

Paris home to plenty of FC Barcelona memories | FC Barcelona
Barça’s visit to the Parc des Princes on Wednesday night will mark their fourteenth appearance at the stadium, where they first played in the 1952 Copa Latina. Only three of those games have been against PSG - who didn’t become the stadium’s permanent tenants till 1974 – but Barça have won seven games, drawn three and lost just three at the famous Paris venue.

Ludovic Giuly says this time will be different | FC Barcelona
"The quarter-final clash will be very different from the group stage. There is much more at stake this time and in football every game is different," said Ludovic Giuly before the big Champions League tie between FC Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain. The first leg is at Parc des Princes on Wednesday. The French ex-forward, who played for both Barça and PSG, praised Luis Enrique's team. "Barça are in great shape, the system works well and the defence is very good when they lose possession of the ball."

Neymar's first Barça free kick goal | FC Barcelona
Neymar Jr scored his first ever goal from a free kick for Barça against Sevilla, curling in a superb effort on the half hour mark to give Barça a two goal lead. The Brazilian has now scored 42 goals at the Club - 18 of which have come in the league this season. Below we look at more facts and figures from the game at the Sánchez Pizjuán.

I don't know why Neymar was brought off - Mestre -
"I do know know why Neymar was changed," Mestre told Canal+. "He had played a great match and scored a goal. Only Luis Enrique knows his motives. We had a fantastic half but the game was very challenging and we're satisfied with winning a point."

Barca falter but Ronaldo finally scores a free-kick - ESPN FC
When Barcelona were 2-0 up through Lionel Messi and Neymar with just 30 minutes played at Sevilla on Saturday night, they seemed set to take a giant step towards sealing this season's La Liga title. Then mistakes from Claudio Bravo and Gerard Pique allowed Sevilla to draw 2-2 and allowed second-placed Real Madrid to move within just two points of the top.

Barça B fall at home to first-place Betis, 2–1 | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona B gave their all the pitch and had chances to tie against Betis, but it wasn't to be and the Second Division leaders were able to overcome an early Sandro strike with scores from Dani Ceballos and Jorge Molina.

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