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FC Barcelona News: 28 September 2015; Focus Turns to Champions League, Barça B Draw at Home

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Barcelona challenges without Lionel Messi - ESPN FC
On the face of it, we're about to learn something about the ability, character and talent of Luis Enrique's Barcelona squad while Lionel Messi is absent for at least two months. Who will step up to the plate, who'll be missing, and what "extra" will this bring out of the manager's repertoire? These are the types of questions that fans, media and other teams will be posing.

The FC Barcelona - Bayer Leverkusen quiz | FC Barcelona
Put your knowledge to the test ahead of Tuesday's Champions League game at Camp Nou

FC Barcelona's win over Las Palmas by the numbers | FC Barcelona
Luis Suárez scored both of FC Barcelona’s goals against Las Palmas on Saturday to secure the team’s fifth league win of the campaign. Here is a collection of facts and figures from the narrow victory in Week 6 of La Liga.

Rival watch: Villarreal new leaders as FC Barcelona climb back up to second | FC Barcelona
After dropping from first to fourth in the wake of their defeat in Vigo last week, Barça’s 2-1 win over Las Palmas on Saturday bounced them back up to second when two of the three sides that had replaced them at the top of the table, Real Madrid and Celta, could only draw.

Argentina doctor predicts quick Messi recovery -
Argentina team doctor Donato Villani is confident injured Barcelona star Lionel Messi will return to action in fewer than three months. Messi is set to miss the next seven-to-eight weeks after suffering a tear in the internal collateral ligament of his left knee in Barcelona's 2-1 win over Las Palmas on Saturday.

Lionel Messi injured and Cristiano Ronaldo can't score - ESPN FC
Oh, dear. Saturday was not a good day for Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo. Messi suffered a knee injury in Barcelona's 2-1 win vs. Las Palmas and is expected to be out for up to eight weeks. Meanwhile, Ronaldo racked up 14 shots vs. Malaga but managed to get only two on target as Real Madrid were held to a 0-0 draw.

Villarreal make history in La Liga plus Barca minus Messi - ESPN FC
Barcelona are only one point off the lead having beaten Las Palmas 2-1 on Saturday evening, although the result was almost an after-thought on Saturday afternoon at the Camp Nou. While Luis Suarez's double strike was enough for the three points, blaugrana fans and pundits spent their afternoon mostly worrying about the extent of the injury which had forced off Lionel Messi after just nine minutes of the game.

FC Barcelona B play to scoreless draw with Hércules, still searching for first home victory | FC Barcelona
After last week's victory at Olot, FC Barcelona B tried mightily but could not add a second consecutive victory, and remain winless at the Mini Estadi after playing to a 0–0 stalemate with visiting Hercules on Sunday.

How Toronto Blue Jays slugger José Bautista became an FC Barcelona fan | FC Barcelona
The Toronto Blue Jays and Futbol Club Barcelona come from unique worlds. They play different games on different shaped fields on different continents, and they don’t have much of anything in common, really, except for the fact that the sports they participate in both involve the use of a ball. That and avowed Barça supporter and Blue Jay right fielder, José Bautista.

FC Barcelona welcomes international diplomats to the Camp Nou | FC Barcelona
The President Suñol Box at the Camp Nou had some very special guests today in the form of the regional, state, European and Latin American MPs that are in Barcelona to monitor Sunday’s elections to the Catalan Parliament.

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