26 February 2012

Barça is already in Madrid

The group led by Josep Guardiola is already in Madrid where tonight, starting at 21:30 h, will face Simeone's team at the Vicente Calderón.

The day began very early to the first team of Barça, who has come from the esplanade of the Camp Nou at 9:45 pm to go to the airport of El Prat. The plane has to move to FC Barcelona took off at 10:42 h, and landed at 11.30 h. Madrid has received the issuing azulgrana with a temperature of ten degrees.

Once at your destination, Pep Guardiola has led directly to the team hotel, where it remains until it's time to move to the Vicente Calderón, where they will face Atlético Madrid at 21:30.

After the match, Barca team will undertake the journey back to Barcelona at one in the morning and is scheduled to arrive at its destination an hour later. In this round, 12 players who will not undertake the return trip because the focus Monday with their respective teams. This is the case of the 8 players of the SpanishValdés, Piqué, Puyol, Busquets, Thiago, Xavi, Iniesta and Cesc, Tello and Cuenca that will be with the under 21, and Dani and Adriano, who play a friendly on Tuesday with the national team in Switzerland against Bosnia-Herzegovina.

In addition to the 19 man squad and technical staff, have moved to Madrid vice president Jordi Cardoner and managers Antoni Freixa, Pilar Guinovart and Javier Bordas. He has also traveled the sports director of professional football Andoni Zubizarreta. (via FCBarcelona.cat)