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Nov 18, 2017 at 3.15pm UK
Leganes
0-3
Barcelona

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Barcelona to appeal Gerard Pique, Luis Suarez bookings at Leganes

Barcelona announce that they will appeal the yellow cards shown to Gerard Pique and Luis Suarez in Saturday's 3-0 La Liga win at Leganes.

Barcelona have confirmed that they will appeal the yellow cards shown to Gerard Pique and Luis Suarez in Saturday's 3-0 win at Leganes.

Pique was booked in the first half for a pull on Nordin Amrabat, with Barca boss Ernesto Valverde describing the caution as "excessive".

Unless the appeal is successful, the defender will miss next Sunday's La Liga trip to second-placed Valencia.

Suarez, meanwhile, was booked for impeding Leganes goalkeeper Ivan Cuellar from clearing the ball early in the second half.

"FC Barcelona informs that it has decided to appeal to the competition committee for the yellow cards shown to Gerard Pique and Luis Suarez during the course of Leganes-FC Barcelona," Barca said in a statement.

With Javier Mascherano out for a month due to a hamstring injury, Valverde may be forced to hand Thomas Vermaelen his first La Liga appearance of the season at the Mestalla.

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CBarcelona38289199297093
2Atletico MadridAtletico382310558223679
3Real Madrid382210694445076
4Valencia38227965382773
5Villarreal38187135750761
6Real Betis38186146061-160
7Sevilla38177144958-958
8Getafe381510134233955
9EibarEibar38149154450-651
10GironaGirona38149155059-951
11Espanyol381213133642-649
12Real Sociedad38147176659749
13Celta Vigo381310155960-149
14AlavesAlaves38152214050-1047
15Levante381113144458-1446
16Athletic Bilbao381013154149-843
17Leganes38127193451-1743
RDeportivo La CorunaDeportivo38611213876-3829
RLas PalmasLas Palmas3857262474-5022
RMalaga3855282461-3720
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