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FC Barcelona News: 2 March 2020; Barca react to Clasico defeat, Trincao scores again

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A round-up of the latest Barcelona news and transfer rumors

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Messi Barça player with most Clásico appearances | FC Barcelona

Lionel Messi became the Barca player with the most Clasico appearances on Sunday. He has moved past Xavi in the list and appeared in the fixture 43 times.

Amor: Real Madrid didn’t deserve to win | Marca

Barcelona director Guillermo Amor said Real Madrid didn’t deserve to win El Clasico. He explained: “They pushed up and they pressed us. Their idea was to stop the game. They pressed and created chances. It proved costly for us, but I don’t think they deserved the win.”

Barcelona forward Trincao on target again in latest Braga win | Sport

Francisco Trincão was on target again for Braga at the weekend. The forward, who will move to Barca in the summer, scored in a 2-1 win over Maritimo.

Barcelona aren’t too reliant on Messi - Setien | Yahoo Sports

Barcelona manager Quique Setien rejected suggestions his team are too reliant on captain Lionel Messi after Sunday’s 2-0 defeat to Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Madrid make the most of Messi’s lifeless display to revive Liga title race | Goal

Real Madrid made the most of a lifeless performance from Lionel Messi to take all three points against Barcelona in El Clasico.

Barca should have taken advantage of ‘worst’ Real Madrid side, says Pique | Eurosport

Gerard Pique had a bit of a pop at Real Madrid after Sunday’s defeat. He said Zinedine Zidane’s team’s display “was the worst Madrid I’ve faced at the Bernabéu.”