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FC Barcelona News: 20 November 2017; Barcelona Appeal Two Yellow Cards, Focus Turns to Champions League

FC Barcelona v Olympiakos Piraeus - UEFA Champions League Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images

Barcelona to appeal against Gerard Pique, Luis Suarez cards vs. Leganes | ESPN
Barcelona will appeal against the yellow card shown to Gerard Pique in Saturday's win against Leganes in an attempt to enable him to play against Valencia next weekend. Barca will also try to get the booking given to Luis Suarez in the game overturned.

Ter Stegen: three saves secure three points against Leganés | FC Barcelona
Garitano’s side couldn’t found a way past him with the blaugrana thwarting Szymanowski, Beauvue and Amrabat. The first two had clear cut chances to draw their side level either side of the break. While Amrabat’s chance could have got his team back into the game at 2-1. However, that was not to be the case as Ter Stegen stood tall and he has now saved 19 of the last 20 shots on goal he has faced in the last four games.

By the numbers: Leganés 0, Barça 3 | FC Barcelona
Barça's 25-year-old German goalkeeper has been "The Wall" this season, and he made three more head-turning saves against Leganés on Saturday, keeping the opposition from scoring for the eighth time this season in La Liga, including four straight on the road.

Iniesta and Buffon, face to face | FC Barcelona
The game between Juventus and FC Barcelona this week is sure to be a high intensity contest, with mathematical qualification for the knockout stage of the UEFA Champions League at stake. The game will also feature the latest meeting between two legends of world football: Andrés Iniesta and Gianluigi Buffon.

RIVAL WATCH: Juventus falls at Sampdoria before hosting Barça; Valencia wins at Espanyol | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona's closest rivals in both domestic and Europoean competition came away with mixed results over the weekend ahead of home games against the Catalans. Juventus, which is in second place in UEFA Champions Group D and which hosts group leaders Barça on Wednesday night in Turin, Italy, fell to a dissappointing, 3–2, loss at Sampdoria in Serie A action on Sunday afternoon.

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