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FC Barcelona News: 30 November 2023; Marc-André ter Stegen still doubtful for Atlético Madrid clash, Ansu Fati to miss three months with injury

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Recovery session after emotional win over Porto - FC Barcelona
After a magical evening on Tuesday at the Estadi Olímpic against Porto that booked Barça's place in the last 16 of the Champions League, the squad returned to action on Wednesday morning with a recovery session at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper.

FC Barcelona's victory over Porto by the numbers - FC Barcelona
The biggest news was the FC Barcelona qualified for the knockout stage of the Champions League thanks to the 2-1 win against Porto, and almost certainly as Group H winners. But there were other stats worth exploring, so let's dig in...

Magical night for João Cancelo against Porto - FC Barcelona
Against Porto in the Champions League on Tuesday, Portuguese full back João Cancelo certainly had a night to remember. Thanks to his goal and his assist against his countrymen, Barça were able to claim a vital 2-1 victory which gives them a place in the last 16 of the competition for the first time under coach Xavi Hernández. It came as no surprise when Cancelo was also named official player of the match by UEFA for his performance.

Barcelona expected to be without Ter Stegen once again for crucial Atletico Madrid showdown - Football España
Ter Stegen has yet to resume training, making it three weeks since he last took part in a session with Barcelona. Even if he returns on Thursday, he is unlikely to be up to speed by the weekend, which opens the door for Inaki Pena to start for the third consecutive match.

Barcelona guaranteed €71m income from Champions League exploits - Football España
Barcelona have finally qualified for the knockout stages of the Champions League again after a two-year absence that was ended on Tuesday night. With the club struggling financially, their elimination from the Champions League group stages for the past two seasons running was a particularly bitter pill to swallow.

Major blow for Barcelona as Ansu Fati ruled out "for a long time", expected to be three months - Football España
After a slow start, Fati has been gradually improving in recent weeks, and his importance at Brighton looked to have increased. However, his progress was stunted at the weekend when he picked up a calf injury against Nottingham Forest.

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