The first team will have back-to-back rest days this week / PHOTO: MIGUEL RUIZ - FCB

FC Barcelona have a full week to prepare for a weekend fixture for the first time in 2015. On Sunday, they travel to the new San Mamés, where they will be looking to win away to Athletic Club Bilbao for the first time since the 3-1 victory in the 2010/11 season.

This comes after a hectic period with eight games in 24 days. The players will be getting a well-deserved break this week, with both Tuesday and Wednesday designated as rest days.

This week’s schedule:

Monday 2

11.00am (CET): Training at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper.

Tuesday 3

Day off

Wednesday 4

Day off

Thursday 5

11.00am (CET): Training at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper.

Friday 6

11.00am (CET): Training at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper.

Saturday 7

11.00am (CET): Training at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper.

Sunday 8

10.15am (CET): Trip to Bilbao.

9.00pm (CET): Athletic Club Bilbao v FC Barcelona. League fixture.