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FC Barcelona News: 12 February 2018; Barcelona Held by Getafe, B Team Lose to Alcorcon

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FC Barcelona v Getafe CF: A frustrating point (0-0) | FC Barcelona
After the blaugranas booked their place in the Copa del Rey final on Thursday, Valverde’s side maintain their undefeated La Liga run with a 0-0 draw against Getafe at the Camp Nou. The blaugranas tried to break the visiting side down throughout but were unable to unlock the defence despite chances for Suárez, Yerry Mina and Coutinho.

Ernesto Valverde: ‘We were lacking some freshness’ | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona were unable to secure three points against Getafe as they were held to a 0-0 draw. Following qualification for the Copa del Rey final, Ernesto Valverde’s team were back on duty for a La Liga match at home. Getafe were tough opposition as they fought for everything and defended excellently. The manager said, “we were lacking some freshness and rhythm, especially in the first half.”

HIGHLIGHTS: FC Barcelona v Getafe | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona were unable to claim all three points at home against Getafe in the league. Ernesto Valverde’s team had several chances in the ninety minutes but could not beat an in form Vicente Guaita in the opposing goal. Yerry Mina made his debut in the starting XI for Barça in a game in which Luis Suárez came close on several occasions to opening the scoring.

Messi, 300 games at Camp Nou | FC Barcelona
Against Getafe the Barça number reached another landmark figure and the Argentine has racked up some impressive stats in that time at home.

Barcelona B 0-1 Alcorcon: Winning streak comes to an end | FC Barcelona
Barça B’s impressive run of three consecutive wins has come to an end after Alcorcon became the first side to beat them in 2018. A crowd of 1,692 supporters at the Miniestadi witnessed how a Carlos Lorens Bellvis goal on 51 minutes was enough for the visitors to claim the three points.

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