MATCH WITH THE FILIAL
Koeman frees his starters and trains five substitutes with the B
Published:25/10/2020 - 21:49h
Updated:26/10/2020 - 11:31h
After the Classical, Ronald Koeman has given rest to all the players except to five, that have exercised in a partidillo of training with the filial team
Ronald Koeman, technician of the FC Barcelona, had foreseen to train, during the morning of this Sunday, with the whole of the staff in the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper of Sant Joan Despí. Nevertheless, taking into account the painful defeat in the Classical, in front of the Real Madrid, by 1-3, the Dutch has decided to change his planning of trainings.
Finally, valuing that the team will travel next Tuesday to Turín, to confront to the 'Vecchia Signora' in the second party of the edition of the Champions League 2020-2021, the trainer has opted for giving rest to the majority of his footballers with the intention of not overloading the legs of the players, to fault of some intense weeks in a calendar tightened.
Only five players of the first staff have exercised to the orders of García Pepper, with the filial team. Martin Braithwaite, Riqui Puig, Carles Aleñá, Junior Firpo and Matheus Fernandes have been the elected to follow working after the classical. Of all they, only the Danish forward had the opportunity to contest some minutes at the end of the meeting.
Of this form, to the 11:30 of the morning, these players have incorporated with the 'B' to make a partidillo of training, jointly with the four youngsters that lately also trained with 'the greater': Iñaki Crag, Arnau Tenas, Konrad de la Fuente and Bouquets Mingo. In spite of going to the announcements, any has been able to contest any minute.
The FC Barcelona B postponed his party by contagions
In a principle, the team directed by Francisco Javier García Pepper had to confront this same Sunday, from the 17.00 hours of the afternoon, to the EU Olot, in the Estadi Municipal of Olot. Lamentably, after knowing the positive results in coronavirus of three players of the team of the Garrotxa, the meeting has had to be postponed.
By the same reason, the technician blaugrana has decided to summon to his players in the Ciutat Esportiva to make a session of training, based in a partidillo, to follow with his preparation after beginning with good foot the course, with a victory by the minimum, the past weekend in front of the Club Gimnástic of Tarragona (1-0).