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FC Barcelona News: 2 November 2016; Barcelona Outperformed by Manchester City in Loss

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Manchester City FC v FC Barcelona - UEFA Champions League Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Manchester City 3-1 FC Barcelona: Shaken, not stirred | FC Barcelona
At the sixth time of asking, Manchester City have beaten FC Barcelona in the Champions League, and they did so convincingly. The blaugrana, who were chasing a fourth consecutive win on English soil, started to look comfortable once they had taken the lead after twenty minutes. But City struck twice on either side of half-time, and went on to take the three points that would have seen Barça through to the last sixteen.

FC Barcelona manager Luis Enrique: "We played 40 great minutes" | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona fell, 3–1, at Manchester City (Match Report, Photos) despite clearly dominating virtually the entire first half, while hosts City managed to reverse the situation after the break with an excellent half of their own. The Barça manager, Luis Enrique Martínez, told reporters after the game, "We played a great 40 minutes, but in the second half we made too many mistakes."

FC Barcelona's Luis Suárez: 'Qualification still in our own hands' | FC Barcelona
Luis Suárez, Sergio Busquets and Marc-Andre Ter Stegen spoke to the press after the 3-1 defeat to Manchester City in Tuesday’s Champions League clash, and although there was clearly despondence in their words after the loss, the mood is still upbeat. And with good reason. Barça are still three points clear at the top of the table with just two games left to play.

Messi extends his AMAZING record against English sides | Goal
The Argentina international started a swift counter-attack against Pep Guardiola's men, and raced forward to finish off the lightning move, steering home a superb Neymar pass. Messi's strike was his 16th in 14 games against English clubs, as he again came back to haunt his former club manager.

Top five goals of the week from FC Barcelona's academy teams | FC Barcelona
Here we go with this week’s collection of pearls from the academy teams at FC Barcelona, and we’re starting with the U16 team’s 4-0 defeat of Rapitenca, in which Adrián Bernabé works his way around several defenders before finishing from a tight angle. In the same game, Ansu Fati features with a terrific headed goal.