Three talking points ahead of RCD Mallorca vs Barcelona

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In the span of just two weeks, catalonia's atmosphere has grown from blossoming to gloom. Just when it felt like Barcelona had found their rhythm.

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With the World Cup due in November, clubs around the world have a busy schedule for the coming month and Xavi's side is no different.

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His first opponent after the break is Mallorca. Javier Aguirre's side are currently tenth in the league standings with two wins and two draws from six games.

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The Catalans have won their last nine matches against the hosts and will look to extend that record on Saturday night.

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Barca Universal has brought you three talking points from the team's first game after the international break.

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1. A long list of injuries

During the FIFA International break, it looked like every game brought a new injury to Barcelona's doorstep. As the name stacked up after name.

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2. Finding the right fixes in defence

With his two best centre-backs for the next few weeks, Xavi Hernandez will have to put on his thinking cap. They don't lack options right now.

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3. No stopping the momentum train

Barring a minor setback at the start of the campaign, Xavi's men have dominated all their games this season. Even in their only defeat that came against Bayern Munich.

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3. No stopping the momentum train

The month of October is fierce and important for the team's campaign in all competitions. The Blograna has fixtures against Inter Milan

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