What's happening on the weekend of January 16 and 17

What's happening on the weekend of January 16 and 17

A look at what else is happening at the club before FC Barcelona host Athletic Bilbao in La Liga on Sunday evening

The football team are at home to Athletic Bilbao on Sunday, but otherwise it’s going to be a quiet weekend at FC Barcelona- All of the major sports teams, with the exception of the U19 football team, are travelling to away matches in their respective competitions.

And there is no fixture at all for the handball team due to the European Championship in Poland from January 15 to 31, in which eleven different members of the Barça squad are involved.

Here’s a summary of the games coming up this weekend for FCB’s sports teams (all times CET).

Friday 15 January

9.00pm FUTSAL Jaén Paraíso Interior v FC Barcelona Lassa

Barça are second in the league but seven points adrift of leaders Movistar Inter. They travel to the team that put them out of the cup last season but are struggling down in 13th place at the moment.

Saturday 16 January

12.00pm U19 FOOTBALL FC Barcelona v Cornellà

Barça are fourth in the table as it stands, and are at home to the side ranked tenth at noon on Saturday.

9.00 pm ROLLER HOCKEY Hockey Breganze v FC Barcelona Lassa

It’s European League action this weekend and a win in Italy would assure Barça of a place in the last eight. They beat Breganze 5-2 when they met at the Palau Blaugrana earlier in the competition.

Sunday 17 January

11:45am WOMEN’S FOOTBALL Atlético Madrid v FC Barcelona

Huge game between the second and third placed teams in the league, with just two points between the two sides.

12.00pm FOOTBALL La Pobla de Mafumet v FC Barcelona B

Third from bottom Barça have a great chance to move out of the relegation zone as they travel to a side that’s just two points above them in the Division 2B table.

6.00pm BASKETBALL Herbalife Gran Canària v FC Barcelona Lassa.

Barça (14-1) are second in the Liga Endesa and are looking for a ninth consecutive win in the domestic hampsionhip against the side in fifth place (9-6).

8.30pm FOOTBALL FC Barcelona v Athletic Club de Bilbao

The weekend ends with Luis Enrique’s side at home to the same team that they have just been drawn to meet in the quarter finals of the Copa del Rey. The Blaugrana are second in the league table, but have a game in hand on leaders Atlético Madrid.

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