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FC Barcelona News: 5 November 2018; Barcelona Travel to Milan, Barcelona B Draw

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The squad to travel to Milan | FC Barcelona
Leo Messi will travel to Milan with the rest of the first team squad. He will do so without the medical all-clear, but forming part of the list of 22 players called up for Inter - Barça. It’s a match that, in the event of a win, would qualify Barça automatically as group winners.

Marciniak will referee Barcelona and Orsato takes charge of Atletico | Marca
Inter-Barcelona, which will be played at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, will be officiated by Polish referee Szymon Marciniak. Marciniak, who will be assisted by his countrymen Pawel Sokolnicki and Tomasz Listkiewicz, was the referee of the last European Super Cup on August 15 in Tallinn, when Real Madrid were defeated by Atleti 4-2.

Gerard Piqué: ‘Playing 100 matches in the Champions League at one Club means I’ve done well’ | FC Barcelona
When Ernesto Valverde’s side play against Inter this week in the Champions League, Gerard Piqué will have completed 100 games in the European competition for Barça. That is why UEFA have prepared an interview in which the defender reviews his journey in the competition. Piqué points out that achieving this goal is “nostalgic and, of course, makes me happy because it means I’ve had a great career.”

Barça to debut third kit for Inter Milan match | FC Barcelona
The two-tone shirt oozes Barça DNA and is inspired by the city where the club is based, and will be on the players’ backs as they look to make it four wins out of four in the so-called ‘group of death’ in this year’s tournament. A win on Tuesday night would mathematically clinch Barça a berth in the round of 16.

Coutinho and Miranda, a Brazilian connection via Milan | FC Barcelona
They are two important components of Tite’s Brazil team and two players that are indispensable for Barça and Inter, as well as sharing a good friendship. Coutinho and Miranda also have common football features: both are league champions, both have debuted in the Champions League with their team this year and both know perfectly well what it means to play at the Giuseppe Meazza for Inter.

Confirmation of FC Barcelona – Villarreal kick-off time | FC Barcelona
Barça will face Villarreal at the Camp Nou on December 2 at 6.30pm CET. Javi Calleja’s team haven’t started the League season well, with nine points from their first 10 games in the domestic championship. That’s in contrast to their Europa League form, where they currently top their group.

Barça B – CD Ebro: Hard-fought draw at the Miniestadi (1-1) | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona B played well against the last-place team in the second division B on Sunday afternoon at the Miniestadi, but Mujica’s 15th minute goal was cancelled out by Gerrit’s equalizer in the 55th, thus handing both sides a single point following a 1-1 draw.

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