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FC Barcelona News: 18 September 2016; Players Go Through Recovery Session, Michael Laudrup Talks Neymar

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Recovery session before Atlético preparations begin | FC Barcelona
After their 5-1 win over Leganes on Saturday, the FC Barcelona squad was back on the training field on Sunday for a light session. All available first team players trained at the Tito Vilanova field at Ciutat Esportiva, along with Barça B trio Marlon Santos, Nili and Carbonell.

By the numbers: Trident on target once again at Leganés | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona cruised to a 5-1 win over Leganés on Saturday, thanks to goals from the front three of Messi, Suárez and Neymar, as well as a stunner from Rafinha. It was the 16th ever time the trident scored in the same game, while the match threw up a number of other interesting stats and facts,

Gerard Piqué: The team showed their flexibility | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona put in a comprehensive display against Leganés on Saturday, winning 5-1 in an unfamiliar system used by Luis Enrique.The manager set up his side with three central defenders at Butarque with the intension of making attacking transitions quicker and more comfortable. One of those three was Gerard Piqué who spoke in the mixed zone after the game.

Enrique: Don’t care about possession | Football Espana
Barca eased to a 5-1 victory over Leganes in Saturday’s early La Liga kick-off, but more was made of their three-man defence and lack of defensive midfielder, which resulted in the Catalans enjoying less possession and making less passes than they were usually accustomed to.

Laudrup slams ‘provocative’ Neymar - Eurosport
Laudrup was a key component in Johan Cruyff’s Barca ‘Dream Team’ between 1989 and 1994, yet no loyalty to the club was detected in his commentary for BeIN Sports as he accused Neymar of inciting Leganes players to react once his former side were 4-0 up. "Why step on the ball and walk across the pitch? To provoke them," he said.

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