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FC Barcelona News: 6 April 2018; Focus Shifts to Leganes, UEFA Open Investigation

Barca’s unbeaten streak second-best in La Liga. Can they be No. 1? | ESPN
Barcelona somehow emerged from their game against Sevilla last weekend with their long unbeaten league run intact thanks to late Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi goals. That improbable 2-2 draw extended their unbeaten streak in La Liga to 37 games.

Thursday training as attention shifts to Leganés | FC Barcelona
Just hours on from their Champions League quarter final first leg win against AS Roma, the FC Barcelona squad began training for their LaLiga contest with Leganés. The Matchday 31 game offers the opportunity for Ernesto Valverde’s men to equal the record for most consecutive games unbeaten, currently held by Real Sociedad.

Piqué becomes third highest scoring defender in Champions League | FC Barcelona
Gerard Piqué is enjoying one of his most complete seasons to date. The centre back isn’t only providing excellent defensive performances - he’s also contributed with several goals. Four strikes in LaLiga and one in the Copa del Rey were added to on Wednesday night in the Champions League game against AS Roma, as Piqué found the net in the competition for the first time this term.

Ter Stegen’s super save against Roma | FC Barcelona
In the 78th minute, the German the recovered from a mistake to produce a phenomenal stop, helping his team to victory. He remains the goalkeeper with the fewest goals conceded in the Champions League this season (3) and has kept five clean sheets in the competition so far.

UEFA charge Barca for fan incidents | Football Espana
Barcelona have been charged by UEFA in relation to fan incidents during their 4-1 victory over Roma on Wednesday, it has been confirmed. The Blaugrana overcame the Serie A side 4-1 in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final but the night brought a sour note as objects were thrown onto the pitch.

Anthony Borges, hero of the Florida shooting, receives a Barça shirt | FC Barcelona
Anthony Borges, the 15-year-old boy who became a hero for saving the lives of 20 of his classmates during the high school shooting in Florida on 14 February, has received a shirt from FC Barcelona. The club sent the garment, signed by the entire first team, in recognition of his bravery.

50 years since the untimely death of Julio César Benítez | FC Barcelona
50 years ago today, on 6 April 1968, a day before a decisive meeting between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at Camp Nou, there was terrible news for the Club: the Uruguayan defender Julio César Benítez had passed away. The fans were distraught given that Benítez was a much loved figure amongst the Barça faithful, not only for his excellence on the pitch but also for his open and positive character.

Puyol and Totti take part in paddle tennis doubles game | FC Barcelona
Carles Puyol and Francesco Totti earned legendary status in their football careers, but this week the former Barça and Roma captains were in sporting action of a different kind. Ahead of the game between their former clubs Barça and Roma, the pair met up on the paddle tennis court for a special game, alongside the top ranked doubles pair of Fernando Belasteguín and Pablo Lima.

Top 5 goals from La Masia | FC Barcelona
Goals from Sama Nomoko, Pol Gómez and Roger Casadevall helped the U10A team to victory and they make the cut this week. Also on the list are goals from Jordi Coca from the U14A side against Girona in the MIC tournament and a strike from Nuno Melenderes in the FCB Escola International Tournament. Watch the video and see the goals for yourself!

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