Lto elimination of Barcelona on the Super Cup at the hands of Real Madrid ehe past Wednesday and the subsequent classification of the Athletic for the final has set the next meeting of the Catalans on Thursday 20 in San Mams, at 9:30 p.m. corresponding to the round of 16 of the Cup.
Thus, Xavi Hernndez is having a week to be able to work with the block. They will be a few key days to be able to fix concepts, taking into account that many players have just returned after injury and others after overcoming the covid.
The culs have exercised this morning, after enjoying a rest day on Thursday, and this Saturday they are also summoned at 11:00 in the Sport City. It should be remembered that, for example, in Riyadh, Pedri and Fati they returned after injury and Ferran Torres He played his first minutes after overcoming the foot ailment and covid.
Braithwaite, one step away from returning
And it is that up to five azulgranas received medical discharge the day before the semifinal of the Super Cup. Now Xavi You will be able to work with the whole group, intensely, for almost a week. After the calendar between LaLiga, the Cup and the Europa League and to give little respite to the azulgrana block.
These days without competitions will also serve to speed up the development of Braithwaite. The attacker, who underwent surgery in mid-September for a patellofemoral injury to his left knee, continues to work with the group. Therefore, it will be close to returning. Different cases are Eric Garcia and Sergi Roberto.