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Dosage and rotation: Barça's keys to 'survive' the calendar

Published:10/09/2023 - 17:54h

Updated:10/09/2023 - 21:04h

At the end of the first national team break and with two more to go before December, Xavi Hernández and his coaching staff will have to define the strategy very well so that the FC Barcelona squad does not 'fall' due to the overload of matches

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After a beginning of season very calm and with sufficient rest to prepare the parties, to the FC Barcelona and all the teams of Europe him avecinan months complicated in front of overloads it of clashes with the beginning of the Champions League and the resumption of the domestic championships, to what will add them a new stop of selections in October and November. It will be an authentic challenge and 'take care' to the footballers will be the big key to survive.

The international parties will culminate this week and will give beginning to the preparativos for the turn to LaLiga, in the case of the Barça. It will be 'hit' to the debut in the Champions League and avecinará a seguidilla of clashes that will test to Xavi Hernández and company. It is not allowed to fail, because the errors cost double, but neither prodrá sobrexigir to the players to avoid the injuries. Lace rotations and dosificar, especially to the international, will be the key to take out to float this complicated stretch of the season.

Seven parties in a month for the Barça

It is question of four weeks, the blaugrana will have seven parties fixed in the calendar, before leaving to a new stop of selections. They will begin the way with three home followed parties, that will serve to reduce the wear by the trips and transfers. Betis, Amberes (Champioms League) and Real Celtic Club will be the first in retar the physical and mental resistance of the Barça. Xavi will not be able to bet by the same alignment in all the parties, that up to now has been very fixed and unchanged.

And it is that the team will happen to play each three or four days, at most. The greater rest will be between the crash in front of the Belgian and vigueses, of four days, but of rest will have to 'accustom' to rest very little and recover very fast. Three days after the crash against the Celtic, there will be day of League intersemanal and will travel until Mallorca to measure in front of the picture bermellón, to go back to rest three days and receive to the Seville, although it is trying that the party delay until the Saturday to the 14:00 hours because it coincides with the concert of Joaquín Sabina in the Palau Sant Jordi.

Without grantings for the teams

After confronting to the Andalusians, the Barça will have to travel to Portugal to confront to the Port wine by the second day of the phase of groups of the League of Champions and, four days later, go back to LaLiga to visit to the Granaa just before a new stop of selections. They will return to the action on 22 October for another seguidilla of six clashes in four weeks... And a new pause for the international parties.

The next seven parties of the FC Barcelona


  • FC Barcelona vs Real Betis: Saturday, 16 September to the 21:00 hours.
  • FC Barcelona vs Amberes: Tuesday, 19 September to the 21:00 hours.
  • FC Barcelona vs Real Celtic Club: Saturday, 23 September to the18:30 hours.
  • RCD Mallorca vs FC Barcelona: Tuesday, 26 September to the 21:30 hours.
  • FC Barcelona vs Seville: Friday, 29 September to the 21:00 hours.
  • Port wine vs FC Barcelona: Wednesday, 4 October to the 21:00 hours.
  • Granada vs FC Barcelona: schedule for defining . It will be the weekend of the 6-8 October.

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