Barcelona 1–1 Atletico Madrid: Correa hinders blaugranas from three point

barca-vs atleticoIn the Day 5 of the Span­ish La Liga saw Real Madrid draw to Vil­lar­real at the San­ti­a­go Bern­abeu. After that fol­lowed FC Barcelona’s stale­mate to Atleti­co Madrid at the Camp Nuo on Wednes­day. The dou­ble stand­off ensured Real’s top posi­tion on the league table while the Cata­lan club dropped from sec­ond to third posi­tion on the table. [VIDEO BELOW]

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Another 2–1 Comeback for FC Barcelona against Atletico Madrid

Messi and SuarezThe Sat­ur­day vic­to­ry saw FC Barcelona take impor­tant three points from their main rival at the top of the table. This is anoth­er come back from Bar­ca in a 2–1 vic­to­ry against Atleti­co de Madrid as Lionel Mes­si and Luis Suarez both record­ed the Bar­ca goals of the match. Before the match was over, two Atleti­co Madrid play­ers were sent off as a result of rough tack­le of Mes­si and Suarez.

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Luis Enrique Names his Squad to Face Atletico Madrid

Man squadLuis Enrique calls his com­plete 18 man squad that will face Atleti­co de Madrid lat­er today by 4:00 pm CET at the Camp Nuo. Jor­di Alba (thigh) and Arda Turan (fever) who both missed out in the pre­vi­ous match have being giv­en the green light by the med­ical team of the club to forge ahead into the match. Here’s a brief pre­view of the game. [Video Below]

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Luis Enrique: Barca vs Atletico Game won’t be a Decisive One

PressShort­ly after the Friday’s train­ing, Luis Enrique showed up to speak to the press about the match against Atleti­co de Madrid on Sat­ur­day. The Bar­ca coach thinks that just that match is not enough to decide the win­ner of the League. He also hint­ed that there is no hard feel­ings between him and the club regard­less of the club not meet­ing his demand to do what he want­ed in the Jan­u­ary trans­fer win­dow.

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Final Training Session Before League Game with Atletico

Training MessiAs the last two League cham­pi­ons meet on Sat­ur­day, FC Barcelona first team had their last work­out ses­sion at the Ciu­tat Esporti­va Joan Gam­per. Luis Enrique’s squad was com­plete in the Friday’s train­ing ses­sion includ­ing Ney­mar who was absent in the pre­vi­ous train­ing ses­sion.

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Arda Turan: The Crucial Thing is Getting the Three Points Against Atletico

ArdaAs the game draws clos­er, Arda Turan is ready for the first time to play against his for­mer team Atleti­co de Madrid in Camp Nuo on Sat­ur­day. The Turk­ish mid­field­er revealed to Bar­ca TV his state of emo­tion in going to play against his for­mer team­mates: “Before the game and after the game, I’m going to be ner­vous. Its going to be a dif­fi­cult game for us.”

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Training Session Ahead of League Game Against Atletico

TrainingAfter the Wednes­day Copa del Rey quar­ter final vic­to­ry in Camp Nuo against Ath­let­ic Club, FC Barcelona first team play­ers resumes train­ing ahead of league game against Atleti­co de Madrid. The Thursday’s train­ing is a recov­ery work­out after the 3–1 defeat of Ath­let­ic Club Bil­bao. [Video Below]

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Two Madrid Based Clubs Penalized by FIFA

FiFAThe strug­gle for FIFA in com­bat­ing the sign­ing of under­age play­ers con­tin­ues in full force. Bare­ly two weeks ago, Bar­ca ban by FIFA expired in which FC Barcelona suf­fered the penal­ty of not reg­is­ter­ing already signed play­er for 6 months. The  same have being imposed on Real Madrid and Atleti­co de Madrid and this time they will not reg­is­ter any play­er for the next two trans­fer win­dow. That said, the two Madrid based clubs will not be sign play­ers in next sum­mer trans­fer mar­ket and win­ter mar­ket of 2016/2017 sea­son.

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