The women’s first team managed by Xavi Llorens start their quest for a fourth consecutive Spanish title on Sunday. They begin at home at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper against Collerense from Mallorca at 12.00 PM CET, to be shown live on Barça TV and GolT as well as being streamed on the club’s official website.
The winners of last season’s league and cup double have signed Sandra Hernández and Cristina Baudet from Sant Gabriel, who already represented FCB in the previous edition of the Copa de la Reina. Barça have also brought in Leire Landa from Athletic Bilbao, while Vicky Losada and Sonia Bermúdez are also back after their American adventure.
And they already have silverware this term in the form of the Copa Catalunya, won by beating Europa 9-1 in the semi-final and then Espanyol 4-0 in the final with goals from Willy (2), Virginia and. The girls decided I to let the seriously injured Míriam Diéguez and Leire Landa go up and collect the trophy.