Barça travel to La Romereda to take on bottom club Zaragoza at 18.00 tonight for a game that promises plenty of emotion and excitement, with the fans no doubt hoping Leo Messi might just repeat his fantastic hat trick performance from last season.
Pep Guardiola is not taking anything for granted ahead of the game against Zaragoza and has insisted that their position at the foot of the table doesn’t mean anything. The boss also spoke about the physical problems affecting Valdés and Xavi.
With most of the players involved in Wednesday night’s game working out in the gym, just seven of the first team squad, together with five players from the B team, took part in this morning’s training session at the Ciutat Esportiva.
Wednesday night saw Javier Mascherano back to his best as he dominated the middle of the park, both in attack and defence, putting an end to the run of games in which he’d not yet won a game as a member of the starting 11 with Barça.
Josep Guardiola believes that FC Barcelona will start to convert the chances that they create in every game after seeing his side have to wait until the 92nd minute to net a second goal against FC Copenhagen on Wednesday evening.
Spanish team features no less than seven regulars from the Catalan champions. In a surprising week, Brazil and Argentina were sent home, while Spain reached semi-finals for the first time in its history.