Igor in action against Lobelle (Photo: Àlex Caparrós-FCB)

Igor won’t play on week 26 of the LNFS. The Brazilian his dealing with a slight muscle injury in his left leg and the manager preferred to rest the player ahead of the Talavera match.

11 players named to the squad

Marc Carmona, who also won’t be able to use Gabriel and Cristian, will only rely on one reserve player, Eric Martel, besides Chema Mella, to cover the first-team absences. Here’s the list of players named to the squad: Paco Sedano, Chema Mella, Jordi Torras, Ari Santos, Fernandao, Javi Rodríguez, Lin, Lozano, Saad, Wilde and Martel.

Saad, going to the World Cup

Saad Assís, one of the players named to the squad for the game against Talavera, qaulified this Wednesday night for the 2012 World Cup which will be played in Thailand from the 1st through the 18th of November. The Italian team beat Norway 2-0 yesterday and are the ninth team to secure a spot in the competition. Saad scored the first goal of the game.

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