Match Preview: PSV Eindhoven vs FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona head into Wednesday’s UEFA Champions League match at PSV Eindhoven in full control of their own destiny. Already guaranteed a spot in the knockout stages, a win would secure top spot in group B, a feat they are on the cusp of doing for the 12th season in a row and a record 20th time overall.
First contact with PSV Stadion | FC Barcelona
The 21 Barça players that made the trip to Holland worked out on Tuesday evening in the 35,000 capacity PSV Stadion ahead of tomorrow’s Champions League encounter with a side that has a 100% record after the first 13 games in the Dutch Eredivisie.
TV GUIDE: When and where to watch PSV Eindhoven vs FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona look to become group winners in the Champions League for the 12th season in a row, and a record 20th time overall, when they visit PSV Eindhoven in Matchday 5.
Arturo Vidal: ‘We’re focused on winning and topping the group’ | FC Barcelona
Arturo Vidal insists that the team’s intention at PSV on Wednesday night is “to win, put on a great show and go home feeling relaxed because top spot in the group is assured. ”The Chilean midfielder adds that “it is very important to go into the second round as one of the group winners because it means we get a better draw.”
Ernesto Valverde: ‘No speculation, we’re going for the win’ | FC Barcelona
Confident talk from Ernesto Valverde ahead of Wednesday’s 9.00pm CET kick-off away to PSV Eindhoven. Qualification for the last sixteen is already sorted, but any dropped points in the last two games would give Inter the chance to snatch one of the eight seeded slots.
The FC Barcelona starting XI last time we were in Eindhoven | FC Barcelona
With Barça set to visit PSV on Wednesday, we turn back the clock some 21 years.
Barcelona considering January transfers after Rafinha injury - Ernesto Valverde | ESPN
Barcelona could turn to the transfer market in January after losing midfielder Rafinha to injury for the rest of the season, according to manager Ernesto Valverde. Rafinha, 25, injured the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee against Atletico Madrid on Saturday and will undergo surgery next week.
Grifols’ chances of winning the Camp Nou naming rights increase | Marca
There are a number of candidates to purchase the naming rights of the Camp Nou, which is to be redeveloped over the next couple of years. Pharmaceutical company Grifols, which is based in Catalonia and which is a part of the Ibex 35, is reportedly in pole position to put its name to the stadium.
Andres Iniesta: Jose Mourinho damaged Spain’s national team | Eurosport
Jose Mourinho was to blame for the culture of hate that developed between Barcelona and Real Madrid players, according to former Barca midfielder Andres Iniesta. 2010 World Cup winner Iniesta believes the arrival of Mourinho at the Bernabeu shortly after Spain’s triumph in South Africa helped increase tensions between the Barca and Madrid players in the country’s national squad.