05 January 2012

Iniesta and Abidal reserved facing the derby on Sunday

Both habitual of Pep they were not summoned.


He surprised to see outside of the list of having summoned one of the basic pillars of this champion Barça, Andrés Iniesta. The Fuentealbilla, despite being trained as normal in recent sessions and be in optimum fitness, was discarded, thereby depriving him of his debut in this 2012.

Nevertheless, everything indicates that Pep Guardiola's decision is given to the proximity of Barcelona derby on Sunday at Cornellà will face Barcelona and Espanyol in the eighteenth day of the League.

Another of the regulars who had to watch the game from the stands was Eric Abidal. The French player has faced in recent days, a bout of flu and last night was still convalescing. From the technical direction we chose to rest the denfender.

The other players were left out Jonathan Soriano, Sergi Roberto, Rafinha, Montoya, Tello and Dos Santos. (via MD)