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Barcelona Top 5 News: Luis Suarez, Neymar, La Masia, Andres Iniesta, Ivan Rakitic


Barcelona news are constantly splashed all over the world's media all day, every day. Keeping updated about Lionel Messi, Neymar, Andres Iniesta and the rest of their Barca teammates can be a tideous task at times, meaning that you may actually miss valuable quality content as a result.

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Here are today's Top 5 Barcelona News:

Luis Suarez's stellar brace leads Barcelona to an assured win over PSG

Barcelona beat Paris Saint Germain convincingly in a 3-1 win at the Parc des Princes in the first leg of the Champions League quarterfinals. Neymar and Luis Suarez (brace) scored the goals for the visitors, who enjoyed 64 percent of possession, created 11 goal-scoring chances and attempted nine shots, six of them on target and one to the post.

Luis Enrique's team played one of their best games of the season. Although Suarez's impressive goals will deservedly make the headlines around the world, this valuable victory came as a result of the players' strength as a collective, their ability to put the interests of the team before their own.

As most expected, PSG took a ...


Barcelona enjoy easy win over PSG thanks to Luis Suarez and Neymar

It was a very open game through the early stages, and we seemed set for a helter-skelter encounter; even the potential for a tight tie that would take both legs to find a decider. PSG's Javier Pastore had an excellent early chance, miskicking when the ball reached him free just 8 yards from the Barca goal. Lionel Messi then also came close, with a typical curler from 18 yards out that bounced away off the post.

Then came Neymar's opener for Barca, after excellent approach play by Sergio Busquets and Messi, just as the visitors were starting to get well on top. It seemed for a while, especially as PSG's injury woes continued with Thiago Silva's early replacement, that the Catalans would press on and win easily. However, with Blaise Matuidi outstanding in midfield, PSG rallied well and Blaugrana utility-man Javier Mascherano had to ...


Rakitic eager to put on Camp Nou masterclass

Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic is determined to qualify for the UEFA Champions League semi-finals in style by putting on a show against Paris Saint-Germain at Camp Nou.

Luis Suarez scored twice as the Catalan giants took a giant stride towards the last four of Europe's premier club competition by beating Ligue 1 leaders PSG 3-1 in Wednesday's first leg at the Parc des Princes.

Rakitic reflected on a job well done in the ...



Barcelona’s winning philosophy makes them coaching incubator for top clubs

Where are they now? In the dugout, that’s where, and not just any dugout. Take a look at the picture above. It is nearly 19 years old now: 28 August 1996, the side that won the Spanish Super Cup. You will recognise some of the faces, and among them are four of the eight coaches in the Champions League quarter-finals: this week Pep Guardiola’s Bayern Munich face Julen Lopetegui’s Porto and Laurent Blanc’s Paris Saint-Germain take on Luis Enrique’s Barcelona. Their Barcelona, where they all played together.

If it is extraordinary enough that one team provides half the managers left in the competition, go a little deeper. The starting XI that day ran: Lopetegui, ...


Iniesta did specific work after the shock against PSG

Smiling and confident to know that they achieved the aim in Paris, Barcelona players appeared this Thursday in Joan Gamper Sport training center again. The squad wants to prepare the match against Valencia without Iniesta, who received a shock during the match in Paris.

Iniesta did a test this Thursday that confirmed the player has ...

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