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Why the Eibar-Barcelona has not played this Friday?

Published:16/02/2018 - 18:02h

Updated:16/02/2018 - 18:20h

While in England decided plant the party of Chelsea against the Hull City this Friday, in Spain the one of the FC Barcelona against the Eibar plays the Saturday. The 'blues', therefore, will have a day more rest of face to the Champions

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Chelsea will have a day more than advantage to recover of the effort of the last party and prepare the gone of the eighth of final of the Champions League against the FC Barcelona. And it is that in England took the decision to plant the party of Chelsea in front of the Hull City, relative to the FA Cup, this Friday instead of any another day of the weekend.

"It would have liked me play in front of the Eibar this Friday, to have a day more"

It has not been like this in Spain, where this Friday is programmed the Girona-Leganés, whereas it decided to program the Eibar-Barcelona for this Saturday to the 16.15 hours. This will do that the Barcelona have a day less than rest and also to prepare the meeting in front of the 'blues', something that has not liked him to Ernesto Valverde, trainer culé.

The 'Txingurri', as it is natural, would have preferred to play also this Friday. "Chelsea plays today Friday, we tomorrow. This day of difference is enough to recover physically. It would have liked me play in front of the Eibar this Friday, to have a day more before the crash in front of Chelsea", went the words of the Barcelona technician in press conference.

The rest has come well to the Barça

To the FC Barcelona, in any case, has come him well stop some days and not having party intersemanal, more than at all to recover physically to some players but especially to mental level, because of the fatigue accumulated, that was "more mental that physical".

"It is truth that the weeks in which have four days between each party administer well. It has come us well stop, to rest mentally to struggle each week for surpassing the eliminatory of Glass and for keeping the pulse in the League", signalled Valverde. In any case, the Barcelona will not concentrate in Chelsea until after closing the party in front of the Eibar, this Saturday in Ipurúa.

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