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FC Barcelona News: 2 October 2016; 18 Players Make Vigo Trip, Barcelona B Lose Late

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FC Barcelona announce squad before trip to Balaídos | FC Barcelona
Prior to this morning's flight to Vigo, Luis Enrique revealed which players will be making the trip for Barça’s La Liga match against Celta. The match is the last game before a break for the next round of internationals. The manager has called on 18 first team players, including Andrés Iniesta, who will make his 600th appearance for the club if selected to play tonight's game. Other than that, Barça are still missing the injured duo Lionel Messi and Samuel Umtiti, whilst Jordi Masip and Aleix Vidal miss out.

Match preview: RC Celta v FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona’s intense run of seven games in just 23 days comes to an end on Sunday night with a trip to Vigo (8.45pm CET), where Celta are on an upward curve after a slow start to their campaign.That’s the club that Luis Enrique left to become Barça manager just over two years ago, and the last time the Catalans travelled to Balaidos, they were on the wrong end of a 4-1 scoreline.

Luis Enrique expects a tough game against Celta for FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
Barça plays Celta away on Sunday in a fixture that has proven problematic in the past. This game will be the seventh in 23 days and the third away game in succession. Luis Enrique spoke to the media about the match saying "We are well aware of the difficult last few games we have had against them. Celta are a demanding team to play against both with and without the ball." The coach clearly has last season's 4-1 defeat in mind ahead of tomorrow's game.

From 4-3-3 to 3-4-3 and 4-3-1-2 - Barcelona's tactical metamorphosis this season -
Barcelona's 4-3-3 formation is famous in the world of football. The system has barely been deviated from over the course of the last decade, although current coach Luis Enrique has always spoken of the need for tactical tweaks since taking over from Gerard Martino in the summer of 2014.

FC Barcelona B 0-1 Cornellà: Penalty woe | FC Barcelona
The reserves dominated the possession for almost all of the ninety minutes, but failed to turn any of that command of the ball into goals against a well-organised Cornellà defence. The closest they came to scoring in an intense first half came in the 22nd minute, when Martínez headed onto the crossbar.

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