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FC Barcelona News: 17 April 2015; Andres Iniesta Back in Light Training, Godswill Ekpolo Close to Returning

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Andrés Iniesta suffering pelvic bruising | FC Barcelona
After a series of tests, the Club’s medical services have confirmed that Andres Iniesta suffered heavy bruising in the pelvic region. Iniesta did some specific work in training after the tests on Thursday evening. Iniesta was carried off in the 53rd minute of the win over PSG on Wednesday night after he took a knock to his lower back.

Training focus switches to Valencia | FC Barcelona
Following their impressive win in Paris on Wednesday night, the squad were in training on Thursday evening on the Tito Vilanova pitch at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper as attention switches to Saturday’s league game against Valencia at the Camp Nou..

On fire Valencia due at the Camp Nou | FC Barcelona
Barça will finish off a busy week that’s seen them draw in Seville and win in Paris on Saturday with a La Liga classic when the in-form Valencia visit the Camp Nou. Nuno’s side are fighting Atletico Madrid for third spot and have gone ten games unbeaten in the league, taking 24 points from a possible 30, just one fewer than Barça during that period, scoring 14 and conceding 4 in contrast to Barça’s 30 goals scored and 8 conceded.

The FC Barcelona – Valencia quiz | FC Barcelona
Discover just how much you know about Barça’s game against Valencia this Saturday

UEFA Champions League quarter-final facts -
The record for consecutive triumphs in a single season, however, is held by Barcelona themselves – nine in 2002/03. No other club has managed more than Barça's current run of seven, which began on matchday three with a 3-1 home victory against AFC Ajax, in one campaign.

Role model? Suarez shows Sterling how to silence his critics -
In a world where money often seems the deciding factor, perhaps a 75 million pound striker should beat a £50 million defender. But surely he shouldn’t embarrass him. And not once, but twice, in identical fashion, in the space of a dozen minutes and en route to scoring a glorious goal.

Ekpolo happy with recovery path - SuperSport - Football
FC Barcelona defender Godswill Elohor Ekpolo has told he cannot wait to get back to full fitness and resume his career after an injury that has kept him out from the game since the start of the new season. The 19-year-old Nigerian was part of the all-conquering Barca juvenile under-19 team that won the Uefa Youth Champions League in 2014 but has not featured for any of the Barcelona side yet.

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