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FC Barcelona News: 12 September 2016; Training Focuses on Champions League Opener, Barcelona B Lose

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The day Neymar Jr scored a hat-trick against Celtic | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona take on Celtic in the first match of the Champions League group stages on Tuesday, a team that has become a familiar rival in recent years. One of the pair’s many recent meetings was at the same stage of the competition in the 2013/14 edition, in a group which also contained Ajax and AC Milan.

Training schedule for week involving Champions League opener | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona have already started a busy month which involves playing seven matches in just 23 days. September has gotten off to a disappointing start with a defeat at home to Alaves, and Luis Enrique’s side will now be looking to get back on track as soon as possible. The first chance to do so comes on Tuesday, when Barça host Celtic for the first match of the Champions League group stages (8.45pm CET).

Luis Suarez at 100 games: Barcelona star beats Cristiano Ronaldo's record | Sky Sports
The Uruguay international came off the bench to make his 100th appearance for the Catalan giants against Alaves on Saturday, and while he was unable to prevent their shock 2-1 defeat at the Nou Camp, he reached the milestone with an unrivalled record.

CD Alcoià v FC Barcelona B: Late defeat after comeback (3-2) | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona B’s winning start to the campaign came to an end on Sunday evening as they suffered a late defeat at the hands of Alcoià. The B team managed to rally back from two goals down but, rather than going on to get a late winner as they did last week, they were the ones to feel the crushing blow of a late strike.

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