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Barça will start 2020 with a great challenge ahead

Published:22/12/2019 - 14:24h

Updated:22/12/2019 - 14:24h

FC Barcelona will start 2020 with an intense derby against RCD Espanyol. It will be the only match before traveling to Saudi Arabia to play the Super Cup

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The players of the FC Barcelona already enjoy of his holidays until the day 29 December, excepting cases like the ones of Leo Messi, Luis Suárez, Arturo Vidal or Net, that have permission until the next 2 January for reincorporarse to the group to make the pertinent sessions of training. A date with hardly two days of difference with regard to the first party of 2020.

The FC Barcelona will not have a first simple meeting to première the new year, since it will measure to the RCD Espanyol in a new edition of the derbi Barcelonan in the RCDE Stadium. In spite of that the team blanquiazul will arrive like colista of First Division, the parties in Cornellà-The Prat are used to to be tremendously hard, so much by the attitude of the footballers pericos as by the one of the fans.

The coliseo of the Espanyol will go back to be a pot to pressure against the players of the FC Barcelona, that are not having precisely his best season like visitors. The culés will arrive like leaders and the pericos like the worst venue of the category, accumulating seven defeats home, two ties and without having been able to première his pigeonhole of victories.

By the moment, the Espanyol has not been able to start with good results not even with the change of trainer, since Pablo Machín is not improving those that obtained the previous technician, David Galician. In fact, it is expecting of if they could have signings in winter and, in case to close prompt, even would arrive to time to play in front of the FC Barcelona.

Stop of League by the Supercopa

After having contested the derbi against the RCD Espanyol, the FC Barcelona will travel to Saudi Arabia to initiate the Supercopa of Spain, that this season will have four teams participants and will consist of some semifinals to only party and of a final between the victorious of the two eliminatory previous.

The group of Ernesto Valverde will measure to the Athletic of Madrid, whereas the another eliminatory will contest it the Real Madrid and Valencia, that recently empataron in Mestalla in the party of League. Once it finalise the Supercopa, the FC Barcelona will go back to the domestic championship to measure to the Granada in the Camp Nou and will close the month of January in Mestalla against Valencia.

Next match of FC Barcelona

La Liga | Jornada 26
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Real Madrid - FC Barcelona

Sunday, 1 of March of 2020 21:00h
Estadio Santiago Bernabéu
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