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FC Barcelona News: 17 September 2016; Barcelona Hammer Leganes

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Five-star FC Barcelona too good for Leganés (1-5) | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona have put the shock home defeat to Alavés well behind therm. After pumping seven past Celtic midweek, they continued their relentless charge with a five-goal spree on their first ever trip to newly promoted Leganés. But despite the wide margin of the victory, it was a gripping lunchtime encounter in southwest Madrid.

Leganes 1 - 5 Barcelona - Sky Sports
The Argentinian opened the scoring before setting up Luis Suarez, who claimed two assists during a typically unselfish display. Neymar added a third before the break, while a Messi penalty and Rafinha stunner put the visitors five up.

The roots of the great relationship between Neymar Jr and Leo Messi | FC Barcelona
One of the secrets of FC Barcelona’s success in recent years is the wonderful atmosphere among the squad – and most especially that between Leo Messi, Neymar Jr and Luis Suárez. On his own website, the Brazilian has published a report in which he reveals the story behind his close friendship with the Argentinian.

Lionel Messi a better player than Cristiano Ronaldo - Pele - ESPN FC
Brazil legend Pele believes Lionel Messi has been the greatest player in the world over the last 15 years. For many people Pele, who won the World Cup three times, is the best player the game has ever produced.

Luis Enrique must get his rotation right when Barcelona visit Leganes - ESPN FC
Perhaps Luis Enrique had meticulously planned each rotation necessary to keep his players fit and firing during a run of seven games in just 23 days but, after losing the first of those to Alaves last weekend, his plans were questioned. Indeed, it's possible he was deep in thought about how that shock defeat would force him to change his strategy when he fell off his bike last Sunday.

Camp Nou to hold world’s most important football medicine and science congress | FC Barcelona
The Camp Nou is to become the hub for sports science and football medicine next May as it hosts the world’s most important congress in the field. The International Conference on Sports Rehabilitation and Traumatology, organised by the Isokinetic Medical Group in association with FIFA and with the support of FC Barcelona has reached its 26th edition after consolidating its position as a world-leading event. It’s coming for the first time to Barcelona, rather than London and Milan, which have been the venues over all these years.

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