Lto elimination of Barcelona on the Super Cup at the hands of Real Madrid eHe last Wednesday and the subsequent classification of the Athletic for the final he has set the next meeting of the Catalans on Thursday 20 in San Mams, at 9:30 p.m. corresponding to the round of 16 of the Cup.
Thus, Xavi Hernndez is having a week to be able to work with the block. These will be a key days to be able to fix concepts, taking into account that many players have just returned after injury and others after overcoming the covid.
The culs have exercised this morning, after enjoying a day off on Thursday, and this Saturday they are also scheduled at 11.00 a.m. Sport City. It should be remembered that, for example, in Riad, Pedri and Fati returned after injury and Ferran Torres He played his first minutes after overcoming the foot ailment and covid.
Braithwaite, one step back
And it is that up to five Catalans received medical discharge the day before the semifinal of the Super Cup. Now Xavi You will be able to work with the whole group, intensively, for almost a week. Then the calendar between LaLiga, the Cup and the Europa League and to give little truce to the azulgrana block.
These non-competition days will also serve to speed up the goal setting. Braithwaite. The attacker, who underwent surgery in mid-September for a patellofemoral injury in his left knee, continues to work with the group. Therefore, it will be close to returning. Different cases are that of Eric Garca and Sergi Roberto.