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FC Barcelona News: 7 February 2022; Barça beat Atlético Madrid, Adama Traoré shines on debut

A round-up of the latest Barcelona news and rumors

FC Barcelona v Club Atletico de Madrid - La Liga Santander Photo by Joan Valls/Urbanandsport /NurPhoto via Getty Images

FC Barcelona 4-2 Atlético Madrid: Glorious return to Camp Nou - FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona have produced a brilliant display on Sunday afternoon to defeat Atlético Madrid 4-2 and in doing so move ahead of the mattress-makers and claim the all-important fourth place in the Liga table.

Adama Traoré makes 'second debut' for FC Barcelona - FC Barcelona
Adama Traoré pulled on the blaugrana jersey once again to dramatic effect against Atlético Madrid, playing a central role in the 4-2 victory. Six and a half years after leaving in 2014/15 and after playing for Aston Villa, Middlesbrough and Wolves, it was a triumphant return for the 26-year-old to Camp Nou.

Gerard Piqué matches Carles Puyol on 593 appearances - FC Barcelona
Gerard Piqué has made history. The centre back played his 593nd competitive match for FC Barcelona on Sunday February 6 against Atletico Madrid to draw level with the legendary Carles Puyol in the Top 5 appearances for the Club.

Xavi hails Adama Traore on Barcelona return - Football Espana
Barcelona boss Xavi was full of praise for Adama Traore as the Spanish star made his return to the Camp Nou. Traore famously made just one La Liga appearance after coming through La Masia ranks in 2013 but his January return has been heralded as a new era for the 26-year-old Catalan native.

Diego Simeone claims Atletico Madrid were unable to cope with Barcelona - Football Espana
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone was in no mood for excuses as his side slipped to a 4-2 defeat away at Barcelona. Los Rojiblancos suffered another damaging blow in their push to secure a Top Four finish in 2022 as Xavi’s charges dominated in Catalonia.