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FC Barcelona News: 17 March 2017; Barcelona to Face Juventus in Quarter Final

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FC Barcelona to face Juventus in the Champions League quarter-finals | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona will face Juventus in the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League, according to the draw that took place this Friday in Nyon, Switzerland, where Luis Enrique’s team were paired with the team coached by Massimiliano Allegri.

Champions League quarter-finals: Juventus factfile | FC Barcelona
Juventus are unbeaten so far in the competition this season. They topped Group H ahead of second placed Sevilla thanks to four wins and two draws in their six matches. In their last 16 tie against Porto, la Vecchia Signora won both legs, 2-0 away in Portugal and 1-0 in the return leg in Turin.

Andrés Iniesta: It will be a passionate and difficult tie | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona captain Andrés Iniesta believes the Champions League quarter-final tie against Juventus will demand maximum effort from the players. In what will be the first meeting between the sides since the final of the 2015 edition, Iniesta is well aware of the dangers the Italian giants pose.

Andrés Iniesta: 'We are not afraid of anybody, but we do have a lot of respect for them' | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona captain, Andrés Iniesta, spoke about discussed the Champions League, his contract renewal and this season’s objectives. Iniesta highlighted how “we are not afraid of any rival but we do have a lot of respect for all of them”. The Spaniard added: “I would prefer to avoid the Spanish teams, Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid, as both ties would take a lot out of us and be very tough.”

Gerard Piqué: 'After the comeback it would be great to go on and win the Champions League' | FC Barcelona
Gerard Piqué was the star at a nutrition masterclass in Barcelona. The centre back spoke about the Club and he was asked about Friday’s Champions League draw for the quarter finals. He stated: “We are not afraid of any possible rival. We know they will all be hard but we will go into the tie with optimism.”

Preparations for Valencia visit continue | FC Barcelona
Barça continued their preparations for Sunday's visit of Valencia to the Camp Nou with a training session at Ciutat Esportiva on Friday. Being the last game before the international break, Luis Enrique's side are keen to get back to winning ways in La Liga following last week's defeat at Deportivo.

Barça's benevolence in wake of Chapecoense tragedy one-of-a-kind, says President | FC Barcelona
That’s the message that was made public by the President of the Brazilian football club Chapecoense, which lost 22 players and dozens of coaching and other staff members when a charter flight carrying the team to the 2016 Copa Sudamericana Finals crashed after running out of fuel while making its final approach to José María Córdova International Airport in Medellín.

A day with Rafinha at Ciutat Esportiva | FC Barcelona
On Thursday, Rafinha Alcantara took over the club’s official Instagram account and let the fans in on what goes down on a typical day at FC Barcelona. The Brazilian, in his typical upbeat style, made a number of posts, showed us how he gets to training, the session itself, and some other fun moments behind the scene.

The historic photo of Messi is already on display at the Camp Nou | FC Barcelona
The photo of the comeback is on display at the Camp Nou. The 6-1 second leg victory against PSG has already gone down in footballing history. A few hours ago, the spectacular image of Leo Messi celebrating the sixth and final goal against the Parisians has been put up in the Camp Nou’s installations. It is there to pay homage and remember the great comeback with the message: "Welcome to the Camp Nou. History happens here".

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