Sport Barça without Coutinho or Ter Stegen against Alavés
Barca make history if they win - Dembélé and Coutinho score
FC Barcelona shoot down Ferencváros Budapest on Matchday 1 of the Champions League. Coutinho and Dembélé meet, two youngsters make history. © Provided by sport1.de Barca makes history if they win - Dembélé and Coutinho meet returnees Philippe Coutinho has finally underpinned his status as a top performer at FC Barcelona ( The game for reading in TICKER ) The Brazilian, who was loaned to FC Bayern last season, made it 3-0 in the Catalans' 5-1 win on matchday 1 of the Champions League against Fer
FC Barcelona will travel this Saturday to Alavés (8th day of Liga) without Philippe Coutinho, Marc-André ter Stegen or even Samuel Umtiti.Winner this Wednesday at Juventus (0-2), in the group stage of the Champions League, FC Barcelona rediscover the joys of the championship this weekend, with a trip scheduled for Saturday (9 p.m.) to Alavés, as part of the 8th round of Liga. A trip that will take place without Philippe Coutinho, Marc-André ter Stegen, nor Samuel Umtiti. Si
Video: La Liga - 5 things to remember from Clásico (Dailymotion), Ter Stegen and Umtiti are not as they are not yet ready, in the words of their coach, Ronald Koeman. , but can not apply yet, if only for a place on the bench. Among the other absent, Ronald Araujo, Matheus Fernandes or Riqui Puig are to be mentioned. FC Barcelona has not won in the league for three games, and remains in particular on two losses in a row, against Getafe (1-0) then against Real Madrid (1-3). Twelfth in the standings, the Blaugrana will have to react to Alavés (15th) who has as many points as them (7).
Barca need Ter Stegen to seal nervy win over Dynamo Kiev .
Lionel Messi scored another penalty but Barcelona had Marc-Andre ter Stegen to thank for a nervy Champions League 2-1 win over Dynamo Kiev on Wednesday, which will do little to ease the pressure on coach Ronald Koeman. A 1-1 draw away at Alaves on Saturday made it four league games without a win and leaves Barcelona sitting 12th in the table, eight points behind Real Madrid. "In the Champions League we're fine, in the league we have to change but I'm convinced we will," said Pique. "The mood is better, there are new players, young players who are bringing dynamism to the group and the way we play.