Recovery work in the gym
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.
Barcelona (FCB).- Pinto and Abidal were the only players from last night\u2019s starting line up to join the session, with the rest of the players, including Xavi Hernández, settling for some recovery work in the gym.
Five B team players
Pinto, Abidal, Adriano, Keita, Bojan, Pedro and Jeffren from the first team squad, were joined by Miño, who was on the bench against Copenhagen, Thiago, Rochina, Nolito and Saúl from the B team, as Guardiola began preparations for Saturday evening\u2019s game in Zaragoza.
The session included some warm up exercises, ball control games, some circuit training and finished with shooting practice.
Valdés and Milito both missing
Keeper Víctor Valdés was again absent, though he is feeling better after missing Wednesday\u2019s game with a stomach upset, whilst Gaby Milito continued his work on recovering from his muscle injury.
The Catalan World Moto 2 champion, Toni Elías was a visitor at this morning\u2019s training session after watching the game at the Nou Camp last night as a guest of the club.
FCB-Sevilla, Saturday 30th at 22.00
The Spanish League confirmed that the game against Seville the week after next will be played at 22.00 on Saturday 30th October and will be offered live on La Sexta and TV3 in Catalonia.