FC Barcelona News: 15 April 2018

FC Barcelona 2-1 Valencia CF: Record breakers | FC Barcelona
Barça have beaten Valencia 2-1, but Saturday is not so much about this result alone but also the 38 league games that came before it. Because after equalling Real Sociedad’s almost four-decades old record for games without defeat in the competition, the Catalans have now gone one better … and still counting!

Post-match reactions: ‘A big step closer to the Liga title’ | FC Barcelona
“These are three golden points, and now we only need seven to clinch the Liga title. We were able to regroup this week. And now we have the chance to win the Copa del Rey, and that’s another trophy that means a lot to us.”

Unbeaten record now all FC Barcelona’s | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona picked up a vital 2-1 victory over Valencia at Camp Nou and that result means that they have now gone 39 games without defeat in La Liga and surpassed Real Sociedad’s record of 38 set between 1979 and 1980.

Barcelona’s Valverde brushes off unbeaten record in wake of Roma defeat | ESPN
Ernesto Valverde gave little importance to Barcelona breaking the La Liga record for consecutive games without defeat as the Catalan club struggle to come to terms with Tuesday’s humiliating Champions League exit at the hands of Roma.

#Barça39, by the numbers | FC Barcelona
It’s been 372 days since the last time FC Barcelona lost in the league.

VIDEO: Coutinho’s first five assists for Barça! | FC Barcelona
With each passing game it is becoming ever more apparent that Philippe Coutinho, Barça’s star signing during the winter transfer window, is a perfect fit for the team’s playing philosophy.

Barça Emojis: Umtiti and Dembélé! | FC Barcelona
Samuel Umtiti and Ousmane Dembélé are this week’s players taking part in the Barça Emojis game! See the two blaugrana Frenchmen as they attempt to define each on of their teammates with a different emoticon! What will they assign to Leo Messi?

Barça Legends v Seleçao Pernambucana: Rivaldo-centred win (1-0) | FC Barcelona
Barça Legends are more and more popular and this time 18,000 people came out to see them play at the Arena Pernambucano in Brazil. The game generated plenty of media attention due to Rivaldo’s return to his hometown. The match served to prove that class is permanent as Abidal and Saviola, in particular, performed excellently. The only goal of the game came in the 8th minute, from a powerful Giovanni shot.