Last minute venue change for Malaysia XI vs Barcelona

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Malaysia XI are set to play Barcelona at the Shah Alam Stadium after reports emerged that the field in the Bukit Jalil National Stadium was dangerous to play on.

According to reliable sources, team officials from Barcelona were reported to be unhappy with the conditions of the pitch which may cause injuries to their high profile players, hence the request for a better suited venue, which had a better field to play on.

Aside from the change of venue, unconfirmed reports have also suggested that ticket sales for the match was below target despite Malaysia ranking number 15 in the number of Facebook fans Barcelona has.

K. Rajagopal, the head coach for the Malaysian side has already stated that he will be working to avoid a huge margin defeat in the game which is expected to be won by the Spanish giants.

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