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FC Barcelona News: 5 April 2017; Lionel Messi, Gerard Piqué return for crucial Sevilla match

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Match Preview: FC Barcelona v Sevilla - FC Barcelona
For the first time since the arrival of spring, FC Barcelona, currently second in the La Liga pecking order, will cast the first stone in this round of matches in an attempt to take over first place ad interim, leaving leaders Real Madrid, who are just two points ahead of Barça and who battle Leganés later in the evening, to play the pressure-packed waiting game this time.

FC Barcelona v Sevilla: Did you know? - FC Barcelona
Positive record: Since tumbling to 3-0 home defeat in 2002, Barça have won eleven, drawn two and lost none of their games with the Andalusians at Camp Nou. Home or away, Barça have only lost one of their last 19 league meetings with the Andalusians, 2-1 in October 2015.

Leo Messi and Gerard Piqué return against Sevilla - FC Barcelona
After sitting out the game against Granada, the duo return for the Wednesday 7.30pm CET kick-off at Camp Nou, with Carles Aleñà of the reserves also included in the squad after making his league debut on Sunday

Suspension benefits Leo - Lucho | Football Espana
Luis Enrique believes Lionel Messi will benefit from his suspension whilst on international duty for Argentina in terms of freshness.

Suarez 'more than goals' - Lucho | Football Espana
Luis Enrique has praised the role and contribution of striker Luis Suarez to Barcelona which involves ‘much more than goals’.

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