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FC Barcelona News: 6 March 2016; 19 Players Make Eibar Trip, Barcelona B Win Against League Leaders

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FC Barcelona's 19-man squad for Eibar trip | FC Barcelona
Aead of Sunday’s trip to the Basque country to take on Eibar, Luis Enrique has announced his 19-man squad for the match. Shortly after speaking to the media and holding the final training session before the game, the manager revealed his list which sees four Brazilians miss out for various reasons, and one returning.

FC Barcelona arrive in Bilbao for Eibar match | FC Barcelona
The FC Barcelona squad set off from El Prat Airport at 7.30pm CET and arrived just after 9.00pm ahead of Sunday’s league match against Eibar. The 19 players chosen by Luis Enrique were joined on board by vice-president Jordi Cardoner and vice-secretary of the board, Maria Teixidor.

Match Preview: SD Eibar v FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
Despite the team’s superb form, Luis Enrique refuses to get carried away: "Everything is on very good track, but that hardest part is still ahead of us, the final and decisive stage of the season." Speaking of how his side will set up against Barça, Mendilibar responded: "We have to be ourselves, not to change, aim to not commit mistakes, and not to lose the ball needlessly."

Luis Enrique 'pleasantly surprised' by high-flying Eibar | FC Barcelona
Eibar is one of the nice surprises in the league this season. They play direct football, they base their attacks on transitions, and are among the best sides at defending and creating pressure deep." "At home they are especially dangerous because of the size of their pitch and their fans. We know that from the game we played there last season."

Adriano and Douglas to miss Eibar clash due to muscular injuries | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona trained on Saturday evening at Ciutat Esportiva for the last time before their trip to face Eibar on Sunday (kick off 4.00pm CET). Brazilian full-backs Adriano and Douglas were unable to take part in the session due to muscular injuries and will be unavailable for the trip to the Basque country.

Why Barcelona Should Be Targeting Undervalued PSG Defender | GFS
Barcelona are constantly on the look out for a young and talented defender for next season. In the past, they have been linked with Athletic Bilbao’s Aymeric Laporte, and the French defender would be an excellent option, but one other player they have been linked with in the past is Paris Saint-Germain’s 21-year-old, Marquinhos.

FC Barcelona B v Villarreal B: Solid win over league leaders (1-0) | FC Barcelona
Barça B continued their strong run of form on Saturday with a narrow 1-0 win over leaders Villarreal B thanks to a goal from Dani Romera. Facing the side top of the table, Barça knew they would be in for a tricky encounter at Miniestadi. The visitors started brightly, twice testing the gloves of keeper Adrián Ortolá.

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