It will be a special match for Eusebio Sacristan, who took his first steps as a player on the banks of Pisuerga.
Barca faced their final game of the year in Pucela against another candidate for promotion, Valladolid, at the last stop of a demanding schedule after clashes against Celta, Elche and Almeria. Table albivioleta has in its ranks last three Barca players: Marc Valiente, Jofre Mateu and Carlos Peña. The first two first-team debut and the third was left at the door.
In addition, Miroslav Djukic faces for the first time a team like Barca coach after spending the annals of Barcelona to miss a penalty with Depor on the final day against Valencia that the fourth-League Barca Cruyff.
"Not all can reach. I am proud to have been part of the club, because it is a club that relies on the quarry. When you're so close, you dream with the first team, "said Marc Valiente. "It is difficult to be central to the first team. It's a very difficult position. Pique and Puyol now covered. Fontàs Bartra and are trying, "said the defender Valladolid.
"I was called in many games. In League, Champions League, Cup, friendly ... about 15 officers, but I never debut. It was a shame. Rijkaard gave opportunities to many homegrown, but perhaps no continuity. Pep now relies heavily on youth has it taken a step further, "said Carlos Peña.
The Seville Rodri back to the list, but Eusebio can not count the suspended Carmona, the injured Ilie, Gustavo and Kiko, nor Cuenca, Oier and Dos Santos (all in Japan). So, Riverola could be the pivot, with Sergi Roberto Espinosa and alternatives. Above seem fixed enrachado Jonathan Soriano and Tello. In Valladolid, Nauzet is low due to suspension, and Lazarus and Varela are injured. "It will be key defensive sacrifice," said Djukic. (via SPORT)