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FC Barcelona News: 14 April 2019; Barcelona Held by Huesca, Barcelona B Stage Comeback Win

SD Huesca v FC Barcelona - La Liga Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images

One point closer (0-0) | FC Barcelona
Huesca, rooted to the foot of the Spanish top flight, started the game on the front foot and were roared on by a capacity El Alcoraz that was bathed in sunshine. However, it was Barça who had the first presentable chance, Ousmane Dembélé going close on the quarter hour after a sensational defence-splitting pass from Puig.

Valverde ‘happy’ despite Barcelona’s back-ups failure to beat Huesca | Goal
Ernesto Valverde was proud of the way his back-up Barcelona side performed at Huesca despite them being held to a disappointing 0-0 draw on Saturday. La Liga’s bottom club earned a deserved point at home to the leaders, who made 10 changes to the starting line-up from the Champions League quarter-final first-leg win over Manchester United three days ago.

Youngest Barça XI for 24 years | FC Barcelona
Barça took another step towards the league title in El Alcoraz with a 0-0 draw against Huesca that brings them a point closer to the La Liga title. The game saw debuts for Jean-Clair Todibo and Moussa Wague made their official debuts for the first time and Riqui Puig and Murillo made their first appearances for Barça in the league.

Day of debuts at Huesca | FC Barcelona
Barça coach Ernesto Valverde made several changes to his side for the game at Huesca which led to the blaugranes fielding an eleven with an average age of just 24 years and 133 days, the youngest of any in the division this season.

Griezmann, Morata help Atletico close gap on Barca with win over Celta | ESPN
Atletico Madrid reduced the gap behind runaway La Liga leaders Barcelona to nine points by seeing off Celta Vigo 2-0 on Saturday with goals from strikers Antoine Griezmann and Alvaro Morata either side of halftime.

Man Utd win before trip to Camp Nou | FC Barcelona
Manchester United warmed up with a victory for the second leg of their Champions League quarter final against FC Barcelona at Camp Nou. Two goals from Paul Pogba gave them all three points in a 2-1 over West Ham at Old Trafford and the French midfielder now has 13 goals in the Premier League this season, making him United’s top league scorer.

Riqui Puig: My only intention is to stay at Barcelona | Marca
Riqui Puig realised a dream by playing in LaLiga Santander for Barcelona against Huesca. Ernesto Valverde made a number of changes and the Catalans were held, but the youngster is appreciative that he was afforded the opportunity and hopes for many more at the club.

Barça B keep promotion dream alive with comeback win against Levante | Sport
Barcelona B came from 2-1 down to beat Atletico Levante 3-2 on Saturday and keep their playoff hopes alive. Garcia Pimienta’s side’s season looked over a few weeks ago when they lost to Espanyol B but they have refound their form in recent weeks and are back in the promotion push.

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