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FC Barcelona News: 3 April 2017; Barcelona Keep Pace With Granada Win, Rafinha Suffers Meniscus Injury

Granada CF v FC Barcelona - La Liga Photo by Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images

Granada 1-4 FC Barcelona: Keeping up the pressure | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona kept up their push for the league title on Sunday evening with a 4-1 win at Granada, with goals from Luis Suárez, Paco Alcácer, Ivan Rakitic and Neymar Jr. Without Leo Messi through suspension, it was up to his fellow forwards to step up and guide the team to victory, and so they did.

Medical news: Rafinha suffers injury to right meniscus | FC Barcelona
The first tests on FC Barcelona midfielder Rafinha, who left Sunday’s game against Granada in the 17th minute, have revealed an injury to his right meniscus. The full extent of the injury is unknown, pending further examination.

A detailed look at the 100 goals of Neymar Jr | FC Barcelona
A statistical breakdown including goals by competition, location on the field, which body part he used, single- and multi-goal games, and his preferred victims.

The Luis Suárez show at Granada | FC Barcelona
After scoring a hat-trick that sealed the league title on the final day of last season, Luis Suárez enjoyed another successful day at Los Cármenes on Sunday, helping the team to a 4-1 win. In the absence of Leo Messi, the Uruguayan stepped up to the plate by scoring the game's opening goal in magesterial fashion, before laying on an excellent assist for Paco Alcácer.

11 wins in 12 games against Granada | FC Barcelona
Sunday’s 4-1 win at Granada for FC Barcelona made it 11 wins from 12 matches against the Andalusian club since their return to the top flight in 2011. In the last three seasons with Luis Enrique, Barça have won on three successive occasions in the Nuevo Los Cármenes stadium.

League Video Highlights: Granada vs FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
Luis Suárez opened the scoring in minute 44, and Barça took the 1–0 into the intermission. But Granada levelled things up in the second half to force Barça to dig deep. And boy did they. Paco Alcácer, Ivan Rakitic, and Neymar rounded out the scoring to give Barça a 4–1 win!

Training schedule for an intense week in La Liga | FC Barcelona
April got off to a winning start after a 4-1 win at Granada on Sunday (Highlights, Match Report), but there is little respite for Luis Enrique's men as they enter a week with two league matches. The squad begins with a 12.00pm training session on Monday, as preparations get going for the midweek clash with Sevilla (7.30pm CET kick off).

RIVAL WATCH: Juve draw with Napoli, Sevilla stumble, Madrid win | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona's Champions League quarter-final opponents Juventus were held to a 1-1 draw in the big Serie A game of the weekend away at Napoli. The league leaders got off to a flyer as Sami Khedira gave them the opener after just six minutes, reacting quickest to pounce on the rebound from close range.

Spanish third-division club Eldense quits season after 12-0 loss to Barca B | ESPN
A third-division Spanish club won't play the rest of the season after a record-tying 12-0 defeat sealed their relegation. Founded in 1921 in eastern Spain, Eldense said on Sunday they will provisionally cease all sporting activity and end their contract with a group of Italian investors, a day after their humiliation at Barcelona "B'' team.

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