Rafinha surgery on Friday | FC Barcelona
Following further examination 48hrs after the injury, the decision has been taken to submit the first team player Rafinha to an arthoscopy at the hands of Dr.Ramon Cugat and Dr.Ricard Pruna on Friday. Once the surgery is over, the time the player will be out will be determined.
FC Barcelona 3-0 Sevilla: Quickfire treble brings the win | FC Barcelona
With a performance as slick as the Camp Nou surface, FC Barcelona swept Sevilla aside on Wednesday night, thanks to three goals in eight first half minutes (3-0). Leo Messi sent an early warning sign of things to come just three minutes in, as he thundered an effort onto the woodwork, before Iniesta drilled a left-footed shot on goal.
Luis Enrique: Barcelona first half a dream; Andres Iniesta like a painter | ESPN
Luis Enrique felt Barcelona produced one of their best 45 minutes of the season in the first half as they beat Sevilla 3-0 at Camp Nou, and reserved special praise for Andres Iniesta's performance on Wednesday.
FC Barcelona wins 800th all-time in La Liga at Camp Nou | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona’s 3-0 triumph over Sevilla was no typical Wednesday night at Camp Nou. Putting aside the fact that league games are rarely held midweek, this victory was the team’s 800th all-time at Camp Nou in La Liga.
Luis Suárez: We are still hopeful in the league | FC Barcelona
The Uruguayan opened the scoring against Jorge Sampaoli’s side to kick start a victory that takes Barça temporarily to the top of the table in La Liga. “The team are still confident about our chances,” said Suárez shortly after the final whistle at a rainy Camp Nou. “In the games that remain the mentality has to be a winning one in order to get our fate back in our own hands.”
RIVAL WATCH: Juventus through to cup final, Málaga and Real Madrid win | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona’s Champions League quarter final opponents Juventus edged through to Coppa Italia final, despite losing 3-2 on the night to Napoli. Massimo Allegri’s men looked to be cruising through when Gonzalo Higuain scored the opener against his former club, to make it 4-1 on aggregate. And even after Marek Hamsik levelled the score on the night soon after the restart, Higuain was again on hand to scupper Napoli’s hopes, making it 2-1 to Juve (5-2 agg.).
Three more arrests in Eldense match-fixing probe after 12-0 Barca B loss | ESPN
Police in Spain have made three more arrests, including two players, in relation to a match-fixing investigation at CD Eldense. Investigators had already detained the third-tier club's coach Filippo Vito di Pierro and general director Nobile Capuani.