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FC Barcelona News: 19 April 2016; Arda Turan Doubtful with Gastritis as Barca Prepare for Deportivo

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Luis Enrique faces selection headache to replace Gerard Pique | IBTimes
Barcelona manager Luis Enrique faces a selection headache to form his defence in the crucial trip to Deportivo de la Coruna on Wednesday night (20 April) after Gerard Pique saw his 10th yellow card of the campaign during the weekend defeat to Valencia. Arda Turan, meanwhile, is a doubt for the game after a bout of gastritis that may further delay the Turkish international's return, after he already missed the weekend game due to suspension.

Barcelona's fatigue must be acknowledged by Luis Enrique - ESPN FC
Perhaps Luis Enrique's problem is that he doesn't have any faith in his squad. Aside from a pool of 12 or 13 players, he's reluctant to look to anyone else when the going gets tough and legs get heavy. For the third time this season, he didn't use any substitutes against Valencia, despite Barca chasing the game for the entire second half. No one was even sent out to warm up. On 28 occasions he's opted not to use all three of the changes permitted to him.

When and where to watch Deportivo v FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona look to get back on the winning path and, with five games to go in La Liga, head to Riazor on Wednesday to take on Deportivo de La Coruña in Match Day 34. To find out when and where it is being shown in your neck of the woods, consult our handy guide below.

Camp Nou united in mass support for the team | FC Barcelona
On the back of some disappointing results in the domestic championship and elimination from the Champions League, that was quite some response from the fans, who can never be accused of turning their back on their team when they are needed most.

One more slip could cost Barcelona La Liga title, says Terry Gibson | Sky Sports
Having picked up one point from a possible 12, Luis Enrique's side are now level on points with Atletico at the top of the table with five games remaining. They travel to Deportivo on Wednesday, while Atletico go to Athletic Bilbao and Real host Villarreal sitting a point behind.

Robert Fernández says team has earned everyone's trust | FC Barcelona
During the interview, Fernández stressed that despite recent defeats "we are very confident in the team because they've earned it," while stressing that "we have to be very proud of the team's effort despite Sunday's defeat against Valencia." The team's recent results mean "they have to win and that conditions your play," he said, before adding, "We are very excited for the home stretch of La Liga."

Is Neymar to blame for Barcelona's poor form? Guillem Balague explains... | Sky Sports
Neymar has become ineffective and focuses on the wrong things. He dribbles when he should pass, and sometimes confronts the opposition and responds to tackles in the wrong way. However, he's not to blame for everything. It's quite clear Barcelona have put a total emphasis on the front three.

Diego Godin speaks out on Luis Suarez elbow -
Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin played down his tussle with Barcelona forward Luis Suarez during Wednesday's Champions League quarter-final second-leg clash. Uruguay team-mates Godin and Suarez have had plenty of battles in the past, but things came close to boiling over when the Barca star appeared to elbow the Atletico defender in a challenge for the ball at the Vicente Calderon.

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