22 December 2011

Barca will face L'Hospitalet, with Pinto and ten homegrown

Barca wants to win the final go round pulling the value of the future safer, the cantera.

Barca has committed to José Manuel Pinto and a host of homegrown players to try to close the year 2011 as best as possible, confirming their place in the knockout stages of the Copa del Rey against L'Hospitalet. The team arrives at the Camp Nou river to enjoy the game as a historical event, but also with the effrontery of those who managed a decent 0-1 in the first leg. Jordi Vinyals football players want to give the pleasure of playing in the Nou Camp and, if the giant falls asleep, give the bell.

It seems unlikely that there will be a radical lowering of tension in the Barca ranks. To begin with, because Josep Guardiola is always careful to keep their players with feet on the ground. Yesterday, without going any further, he reminded them that have never been able to now how long did win the first match after the Club World Cup.

Second, because the players who actually make the first team have always shown a professionalism to the test of any rival. Last of the subsidiary because the kids face the duel with the hope of demonstrating that one day may follow the path of Puyol, Xavi, Iniesta and Messi.

In any case, it is difficult to hazard a lineup that for sure will be a combination of first team players that have not been excused by Pep Guardiola and young talents.

Guardiola has called for a final training session this morning at 12.30 with 11 first team players and seven of the subsidiary, which will discard two. Missing Brazilians, Argentines, Seydou Keita and Eric Abidal, it's time for Fontàs, Montoya, Muniesa or Cuenca. All showed as they can rely on your ability and tonight will be able to help Barça is in the hype when they decide Friday morning pairings of eighths, quarters and semifinals of the Cup, the only title he could not conquer in 2011. (via SPORT)