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FC Barcelona News: 12 November 2017; Iniesta, Alba Score in Spain Win, Barcelona B Defeated

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Iniesta and Jordi Alba score in Spain's win | FC Barcelona
The Spanish national team comfortably beat Costa Rica (5-0) in a friendly at La Rosaleda. Jordi Alba, Gerard Piqué, Sergio Busquets and Andrés Iniesta were the four blaugranas in Lopetegui’s squad and they all started the match. Piqué played the opening 45 minutes and was secure at the back. He also had a couple of chances up front as he got on the end of some dead-ball deliveries.

Barcelona preparing new deal for Samuel Umtiti | Daily Mail
Barcelona are working hard to tie down defender Samuel Umtiti and are ready to offer him a new and improved contract. And according to Sport the Catalan giants want to secure Umtiti and will also raise his £53million release clause to stave off interest from Premier League sides.Read more:

Umtiti and Digne, who knows who best? | FC Barcelona
On the field and off it, Samuel Umtiti and Lucas Digne have quite a few things in common. For a start, both are French, both are defenders and both came to FC Barcelona in the summer of 2016. Furthermore, both are left footed, were born in 1993 and both feature on a regular basis for the French national side.

A blaugrana from La Madeleine | FC Barcelona
For Ousmane, it was his life. "It has all happened very quickly. I still remember when I got to the training sessions: two per week between six and eight years old and, thereafter, three," Wahbi continues. "He was a disciplined boy, very aware of his mother, but sometimes she called me because he had not returned home from training. It turned out that he stayed in the street to continue playing with his friends."

FC Barcelona B v SD Huesca: Clinical visitors seal win (0-2) | FC Barcelona
Both teams started the match at the Miniestadi with the intention of dominating the match by controlling possession. Gerard López’s Barça B side started with the presence of both R. De Galarreta and Busquets in midfield. The Basque midfielder gave the side a good rhythm and this allowed Carles Aleñá to move further up the pitch as a right-sided winger.

Lleida Esportiu - FC Barcelona (2-4): Hard-fought victory in Lleida | FC Barcelona
Despite a great start from Barça’s U19A side against Sporting Lleida, the team coached by García Pimienta still had to work hard for their 2-4 win. In the first half, Barça’s intensity and dominance were rewarded with goals; Quique (min 8), Sergio Gómez (min. 30) and Mate (min 43) saw the visitors race into a 0-3 lead.

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