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FC Barcelona News: 16 April 2017; Barcelona Edge Real Sociedad, Barcelona B Win

FC Barcelona v Real Sociedad de Futbol - La Liga Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images

FC Barcelona 3-2 Real Sociedad: Back to winning ways | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona got back to winning ways on Saturday evening, defeating Real Sociedad 3-2 in a hard-fought game at the Camp Nou. The Basques have been enjoying a good season, knocking on the door of the European places, and it was easy to see why as Barça were forced to dig deep to hold on for the points.

Luis Enrique: We will fight to the end | FC Barcelona
The Barça coach in his post-game appearance before the media showed himself to be happy with the result and the attitude of his players who are “prepared for any situation and ready to put in a big effort.” “I take away the irreproachable attitude of my team. We have deserved the wine even though it was difficult for us,” continued Luis Enrique after the 3-2 win over Real Sociedad at Camp Nou.

League Video Highlights FC Barcelona v Real Sociedad | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona overcame Real Sociedad 3-2 at Camp Nou in the league in an entertaining game that saw Leo Messi score twice and Paco Alcácer the other. Barça remain just three points behind Real Madrid in the battle for the league title thanks to their return to winning ways ahead of a week that brings the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final tie against Juventus and the Clásico in the Bernabéu.

Messi in attack, messy in defence - Barca back line a worry ahead of Juventus & Madrid tests | Goal
Four hundred and ninety eight and counting. Lionel Messi closed in on 500 goals for Barcelona with two against Real Sociedad on Saturday night and they turned out to be very important. Because at the other end of the pitch, the Catalans were decidedly shaky throughout.

RIVAL WATCH: Juventus increase league lead, Real Madrid snatch late win | FC Barcelona
La Liga leaders Real Madrid twice came from behind against Sporting Gijón, before a 90th minute Isco strike saw them leave El Molinón with three points. The hosts took a surprise lead on 14 minutes when a fine Mikel Vesga pass played in Duje Cop who slotted beyond Kiko Casilla. However, the joy was short lived as Isco levelled things up three minutes later.

Barcelona considering Gerard Deulofeu buy-back clause - Robert Fernandez | ESPN
Barcelona sporting director Robert Fernandez has confirmed the Catalan club are looking into bringing back Gerard Deulofeu in the summer. Deulofeu signed for Everton for €6 million in 2015 in a deal which included various clauses which would allow Barca to re-sign the winger.

Barça B – Lleida Esportiu: A step closer to the title (1-0) | FC Barcelona
Barça B march inexorably towards the league title with another victory at home to Lleida thanks to the only goal of the game from Kaptoum after just three minutes. That was the fifth win in a row for Gerard López’s team and their 10th without defeat and next week they could be crowned champions in Group 3 of the Second Division B.

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