11 January 2012

List of 18 without Iniesta, Alves and Maxwell

Barca will face the back of the Cup 1/8 final, at the Reyno de Navarra (Thursday, 22 hours) without Iniesta and Maxwell, low technical decision, and Alves, as a precaution during training on Wednesday Brazilian full-back has noticed discomfort in the soleus of the right leg and is out with caution for Thursday's game.


FC Barcelona prepares thoroughly the second leg of the knockout Cup final in the field of Osasuna . The team has made ​​this Wednesday morning last at the Ciudad Deportiva training. Pep Guardiola has worked with 18 first team players available and Barça B players Cuenca, Montoya and Sergi Roberto. The former Barcelona Rafa Márquez has also participated in this training session, as it did on Saturday and Tuesday.

It was during this training when Dani Alves has noticed discomfort in the soleus of the right leg and is low as a precaution for the match on Thursday. Nor will Iniesta and Maxwell , who have not joined the call for technical decision. Yes they have done Cuenca, Montoya and Sergi Roberto.

These are, therefore, the 18-man squad: Valdés, Pinto, Piqué, Cesc, Puyol, Xavi, Alexis, Messi, Thiago, Mascherano, Sergio, Pedro, Adriano, Abidal, Fontàs, Cuenca, Sergi Roberto and Montoya.

It is recalled that Keita has already been incorporated in the selection of Mali to play, from day 21, the African Cup. Villa continues his recovery at the gym. And Afellay has returned to Barcelona after having served part of their recovery process in the Netherlands. (via FCBarcelona.cat)