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FC Barcelona News: 5 April 2016; All Set for Champions League, Real Betis Kickoff Time Announced

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Match Preview: FC Barcelona v Atlético de Madrid | FC Barcelona
Diego Simeone's side always provide a tough test: Atlético came out victorious when the two teams met at the same stage of the competition two years ago but, since the appointment of Luis Enrique, Barça have enjoyed a run of six straight wins against Los Rojiblancos.

Comparing Barça v Atlético in the UEFA Champions League, then and now | FC Barcelona
Whereas Atlético were atop the La Liga table when the two sides last met in the UEFA Champions League, Tuesday's match will kick off with Barça in first place with 76 points, six ahead of the second-place Colchoneros. Two years ago it was Atlético who led the league with 76 points, albeit their lead at the time was a single point ahead of Barça.

All set for Champions League quarter-finals | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona will have had no more than 72 hours rest following Saturday's El Clásico before they square off with Madrid's other team, Atlético, in the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League. Kick-off on Tuesday night at Camp Nou is set for 8.45pm CET as the league's top two teams get ready to battle it out on the continental stage

The 5 best Barça moments versus Atlético Madrid at Camp Nou | FC Barcelona
In the sixth game of the 2008/09 season, the Camp Nou crowd enjoyed the first win of a team that would go on to win the treble. On 4 October 2008 Barça scored three goals in the first 10 minutes and were already up 5–1 at the half-hour mark. Messi came close to replicating his Maradonian goal that he had scored on Getafe in the 2007 Copa del Rey.

Luis Enrique: 'I have faith in my players' | FC Barcelona
Luis Enrique Martínez gave a clear indicator that FC Barcelona has already turned the page on Saturday's El Clásico defeat and is focusing solely on Tuesday's Champions League quarter-final first leg against Atlético Madrid. The Barça manager was as "optimistic" as ever during Monday's press conference, as he responded to questions from the media.

Gerard Piqué stays positive ahead of clash with Atlético | FC Barcelona
The Champions League is back at Camp Nou on Tuesday night and what better way to get ready than to hear from Gerard Piqué, FC Barcelona's colourful centre-back, who answered questions from the press corps following Monday's training session at the Ciutat Esportiva.

When and where to watch FC Barcelona v Atlético de Madrid in the Champions League quarter-finals | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona host Atlético Madrid in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday night at 8.45pm CET. To find out when and where it is being shown in your neck of the woods, consult our handy guide below.

Barça to visit Betis on 30 April | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona 36th game of the season on Saturday, 30 April has been announced by the Liga de Futbol Prodesional (LFP). Luis Enrique's will close out the month with a visit to Real Betis. Kick-off is set for 8.30pm. It will be the second-to-last road game for Barça in La Liga this season.

FC Barcelona supports arguments made by Messi family | FC Barcelona
Since the very first moment that the ‘Panama papers’ which accuse Leo Messi were released, FC Barcelona has sent its affection and support to the player and to his whole family. The Club makes all of its judicial means, fiscal and administrative, at the family’s disposal in order to make his actions and honour clear in this case.

Neymar not for sale to PSG or any other club - Bartomeu - ESPN FC
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says his club have no intention of negotiating with any potential buyers over star forward Neymar, insisting the Brazil captain will stay at the Camp Nou. Neymar has two years to run on his current deal at Barca and his father said in February that discussions on an extension would not start until the end of the current campaign.

Barcelona squad size a concern, says Terry Gibson | Sky Sports
"My biggest concern would be the small squad," Gibson said. "The starting line-up is known as the 'Gala XI' now; the 10 outfield players are permanent and they only made one sub at the weekend with Arda Turan coming on.

Aleix Vidal suffers an injury to his right abductor | FC Barcelona
At Monday’s training session, first team player Aleix Vidal suffered an injury to his right abductor. He is expected to be out for approximately one week. Aleix Vidal, who signed with FC Barcelona last summer, debuted on 6 January in the Copa del Rey against Espanyol and has played 14 games at right full-back, nine in La Liga and five in the Copa del Rey.

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