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FC Barcelona News: 7 April 2016; Players go Through Recovery Session, Focus Turns Back to La Liga

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Champions League win against Atlético Madrid by the numbers | FC Barcelona
The 2-1 victory against Atlético Madrid on Tuesday night means that Luis Enrique has still won every single Champions League at the Camp Nou since he became manager. In that time, he has seen his team score 27 goals and conced just five. We take a look at some of the other statistical curiosities from a memorable quarter final first leg:

Recovery session after Champions League win | FC Barcelona
Following their 2-1 win over Atlético Madrid in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-final on Tuesday, the FC Barcelona players were back in training on Wednesday morning. Luis Enrique oversaw a light session as plans for the team’s visit to Anoeta on Saturday begin to take centre stage.

Rafinha returns to action for FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
As well as victory during Tuesday’s Champions League quarter-final first leg against Atletico Madrid, there was double joy for FC Barcelona as Rafinha made his long-awaited return to the field. The Brazilian, who missed six months of the season after an injury picked up against AS Roma in September, came on in the 63rd minute for Ivan Rakitic and helped the team complete a 2-1 turnaround.

Adriano back in Barcelona contention as Rafinha hails return - ESPN FC
Barcelona defender Adriano is back in contention for selection after recovering from a hamstring injury. The Brazilian, who has not played for Luis Enrqiue's side since February, was ruled out of the squads for the Clasico defeat to Real Madrid and the Champions League first-leg win over Atletico Madrid.

Real Sociedad, a team on the rise | FC Barcelona
They only got nine points from their first eleven outings, but former FC Barcelona player and Barça B manager Eusebio Sacristán, who replaced Scotsman David Moyes in November, has managed to turn things for the good. It all started with a 2-0 defeat of Sevilla in his first game in charge.

Five more gems from the academy teams | FC Barcelona
Here’s this week’s collection of the top five goals scored by the academy teams, opened by Nils Mortimer of the U16 B team with a great strike from outside the area in the 2-1 defeat of Escola de Futbol Gavà. Àlex Blanco is next with the opening goal for the U19 team against Atlètic Balears – watch the video and check out his exquisite touch to finish the move.

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