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FC Barcelona News: 13 March 2019; 20 Named in Squad to Face Lyon, Barcelona Advance in Youth League

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Match Preview: Barça v Lyon | FC Barcelona
Barça’s quest to win a sixth Champions League title continues on Wednesday at 9.00pm CET with the second leg of their round of 16 clash with Olympique Lyonnais. A huge crowd is expected at the Camp Nou as the Catalans look to build on a 0-0 draw in France three weeks ago.

The squad for Lyon | FC Barcelona
The Champions League returns on Wednesday with qualification to the quarterfinals at stake. For the match against Lyon, which kicks off at 9.00pm CET, Ernesto Valverde has called up 20 players. They are: Ter Stegen, N. Semedo, Piqué, I. Rakitic, Sergio, Coutinho, Arthur, Suárez, Messi, O. Dembélé, Cillessen, Malcom, Lenglet, Murillo, Jordi Alba, Prince, S. Roberto, Vidal, Umtiti and Aleñá.

Anthony Borges, hero of the Florida shooting, invited to Barcelona | FC Barcelona
Anthony Borges, the Barça fan who was the hero of the Florida school shooting on 14 February 2018 when he saved the lives of 20 fellow pupils, is in Barcelona as a guest of FC Barcelona to experience both the city itself and the second leg of the Champions League last 16 tie against Olympique Lyonnais at Camp Nou.

Lyon block Fekir from discussing Barça’s reported interest in him | Sport
Olympique de Lyon’s star man, Nabil Fekir, wasn’t allowed to respond to a question about FC Barcelona’s interest in signing him. The player was told by the club’s press officer that he couldn’t answer the question and that the only topic for today was the match against Barça tomorrow evening at the Camp Nou.

Best Goal Ever: Messi versus... Messi | FC Barcelona
We’re getting closer to finding out what the best goal in the history of FC Barcelona is. The quarterfinals of the Best Goal Ever competition starts on Tuesday with a clear protagonist: Lionel Andrés Messi. Six of the eight goals left to be voted on have been scored by the Argentine. Next, find out the four facts that we need to know before the heats this week...

U19A 3-0 Hertha BSC: Barça into the quarterfinals | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona’s U19A team are now into the UEFA Youth League quarter-finals, and will play against Lyon in the next round. Denis Silva’s side defeated Hertha BSC in the Miniestadi, with a goal from Ilaix and a double from Alejandro Marqués (3-0).