FC Barcelona News: 13 March 2018

Iniesta joins in with part of Monday training routine | FC Barcelona
Following a welcome day off on Sunday to recover strength following the victorious trip to Malaga, the Barça first team were back at the training ground on a sunny but very windy Monday morning to start focusing 100% on the Champions League visit of Chelsea on Wednesday.

Philippe Coutinho: I’ll be a Barça fan on Wednesday | FC Barcelona
The Brazilian Philippe Coutinho and the Barça Women player Alexia Putellas have given their thoughts on their respective teams current form during the presentation of the MIC tournament in Barcelona. The Barça midfielder and number 14 is ineligible for Wednesday’s game against Chelsea but he has the utmost confidence in his team mates. “On Wednesday the team will win,” said the Brazilian before adding that he will be in the stands as just ‘another fan’.

How has Barça fared following a 1–1 first leg draw on the road? | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona will open Wednesday night’s Champions League match against Chelsea with a valuable advantage, after having scored an away goal in a 1–1 draw at Stamford Bridge in last month’s first leg. The question is, will it be enough to help Barça go through to the quarterfinals?

When and where to watch Barça vs Chelsea in the UEFA Champions League round of 16 | FC Barcelona
It will have been 99 days since the last time Barça played a Champions League game at home, and this one is exponentially more crucial. Nevertheless, Barça has a valuable away goal in hand as it welcomes Chelsea to Camp Nou this Wednesday night in the return leg of the UEFA Champions League round of 16.

Cesc and Pedro are coming back to Camp Nou! | FC Barcelona
The two former Barça players, who both came up through La Masia and now play for Chelsea, are making their first visit since leaving Barcelona for London

How well do you know Chelsea FC? | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona’s Champions League rivals have no end of claims to fame – here’s a collection of facts and trivia that you probably didn’t know about the London based side

Andre Gomes on his ‘hell’ at Barcelona: ‘I am not enjoying what I am doing’ | ESPN
Andre Gomes has opened up about his “hell” at Barcelona in a revealing interview with Spanish magazine Panenka.The Barca midfielder has struggled to find his best form since joining the club from Valencia in 2016 and has been the subject of jeers and whistles from his own supporters on more than one occasion.

The Club shows its inclusive identity within the framework of the Accessibility Action Week | FC Barcelona
Michael Rice, head of communication at the Centre for Access to Football in Europe (CAFE), an advisory body associated with UEFA, has this week been in Barcelona to check on the work done by the Club with regards to accessibility to stadiums, and he’s also observed the support of the ‘CAFE Action Week,’ aimed at raising awareness of the problems of accessibility in football.