Recovery session for FC Barcelona with an eye on the Copa
Luis Enrique's side have trained on Sunday at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper following their victory over Athletic Club in La Liga with the available players from the first team squad
With the objective of three points against Athletic in La Liga achieved thanks to a 3-0 victory (Highlights, Report) at the Camp Nou with goals from Paco Alcácer, Leo Messi and Aleix Vidal, the team can turn their attention to the Copa del Rey. Barça are within touching distance of the Copa final with only the return leg of the semi-finals against Atlético Madrid left.
The first leg ended with a 2-1 win for Luis Enrique’s team but the blaugranas are wary of Simeone’s dangerous side. On Sunday, after the league match against the Basques, the all the available first team players took part in a recovery session at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper with Tuesday's crucial cup game on the horizon.
Luis Enrique’s squad will train again on Monday before Atlético Madrid come to town. The first fifteen minutes of tomorrow’s workout will be open to the media and after the training session Barça’s coach will give a pre-match press conference.