Match Report: Plenty in Reserve | FC Barcelona
Paco Alcácer gave Barça the lead moments before halftime, and Gerard Deulofeu and José Arnáiz added insurance in the second half, handing Barça a sizable aggregate advantage heading into the return leg at Camp Nou—to be held in late November—and practically guaranteeing a berth in the last 16.
Valverde happy with win in ‘typical’ Copa clash | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona took a comfortable win in the Nueva Condomina by 3-0 thanks to goals from Paco Alcácer, Deulofeu and Jose Arnaiz. Coach Ernesto Valverde gave his version of events once the final whistle sounded in Murcia. “It was a typical cup game with our opponents sat back and trying to catch us on the counter. We tried to wear them out but in the first half we lacked ideas.”
Jose Arnaiz scores in Barça debut | FC Barcelona
A trio of FC Barcelona B players saw action on Tuesday night in the first team’s 3–0 Copa del Rey last 32 win at Murcia. Midfielder Carles Aleñà, who made his first team debut in the Copa del Rey last November, started against Murcia and played 76 minutes before being subbed out for Ivan Rakitic.
HIGHLIGHTS: Murcia vs FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
Goals from Alcácer, Deulofeu and Jose Arnaiz give the blaugranes the advantage in the first leg of the Copa del Rey last 32 tie.
Three years since Luis Suárez debut for FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
It is three years to the day since one of the most highly-awaited Barça debuts ever. Luis Suárez, one of the greatest strikers of all time and already a living legend after his exploits for Ajax, Liverpool and his country Uruguay, finally appeared in an official fixture for the blaugrana on 25 October 2014.
Barcelona chief Raul Sanllehi to join Arsenal | ReadArsenal
Arsenal’s recruitment strategy has been criticised in recent seasons but it appears the club have taken a huge step towards rectifying any issues. As the Mirror notes, the Gunners have persuaded Barcelona transfer chief Raul Sanllehi t leave the La Liga giants and join the North London club as they look to shake up their transfer process.
Agreement for Gabri Garcia and Albert Jorquera to leave | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona and FC Sion have reached an agreement to allow FC Barcelona U19A coaches Gabri Garcia and Albert Jorquera to leave the Club. In the next few hours the Club will announce the name of the new U19A coach.