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FC Barcelona News: 9 February 2017; Barcelona Appeal Luis Suarez Red Card, Javier Mascherano Injures Hamstring

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FC Barcelona v Atletico Madrid - Copa Del Rey Semi-final: Second Leg Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images

FC Barcelona to face Alavés in Copa del Rey final | FC Barcelona
The 0-0 draw at Balaídos a week before set up a juicy encounter at a heated Mendizorrotza and, with the score goalless again until the 80th minute, it looked as though the tie was headed to extra-time. But up stepped Edgar who marauded through the Celta backline and smartly finished to send Alavés through to the cup final for the first time in their history.

Magical moments: FC Barcelona's road to the 2017 Copa del Rey final | FC Barcelona
Follow us on brief journey back through time as we explore the key junctures of Barça's remarkable run, including flashes of brilliance, perseverance, and good, old-fashioned excitement.

Piqué, Busquets, Iniesta and Messi are the Copa del Rey final experts | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona have their place in yet another Copa del Rey final and the chance to win the trophy for the third time in a row, a feat they have not achieved since the early 1950s. Not only do the blaugranes have the chance to win a third title in a row, they are also appearing in their fourth straight final and their seventh in the last nine years, four of which they have emerged from as Copa champions.

VIDEO: Cillessen's stunning display against Atlético Madrid | FC Barcelona
Barça had heaps of pressure to deal with against Atlético Madrid, and Carrasco, Griezmann, Savic, Koke and others all had huge chances to dish out some serious damage to Barça’s cup final aspirations. But they all came a cropper against an outstanding Jasper Cillessen in the home net.

Mascherano has a left hamstring injury | FC Barcelona
The FC Barcelona medical staff have confirmed after tests carried out on Javier Mascherano that the first team player has an left thigh injury. His return to action will depend on his recovery. The Argentine came on in the 62nd minute of the game against Atlético at Camp Nou in place of Denis Suárez. Mascherano managed to finish the game but he was in some discomfort at the final whistle.

Barcelona launch appeal in bid to overturn Luis Suarez red card | Eurosport
Barcelona hope to reverse Luis Suarez's suspension from the King's Cup final after launching an appeal against the Uruguayan's second booking in Tuesday's semi-final second leg with Atletico Madrid, the Spanish champions said on Wednesday.

Lucky Barca will need to be much better after losing Suarez for Copa final | Goal
Luis Enrique's side beat Atletico Madrid 2-1 in the sides' first meeting at the Vicente Calderon last Wednesday, when magical moments from Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi proved enough to win the match despite a plucky performance in which the home side impressed - especially in the second half.

How does it feel to sit on the Camp Nou bench? | FC Barcelona
The Camp Nou Experience presents an attractive new addition on the tour of the Camp Nou. In addition to exclusive visit of all the most significant parts of the famous stadium, the new addition of the Tour is to be able to sit on the bench of Camp Nou Experience. So, you can do just like Luis Enrique and the first team players do and then take a photo to treasure the memory as you feel part of the squad.

Camp Nou ready to host the first European Regional Final of the PES League | FC Barcelona
The Camp Nou is preparing to host the first European Regional Final of the PES League 'Road to Cardiff', a tournament organised by Konami with the video game Pro Evolution Soccer (PES 2017). On Saturday 11 February, the top 16 European finalists will face each other at the home of FC Barcelona in an attempt to reach one of the four places in the final, which will be played in Cardiff.

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