The goal: to win all three games before the 'semi' Europe.
A Zaragoza reborn, the first danger, filled in la Romareda.
Play park emotions of the Champions, despite the intensity of lived experience against Milan. The aspirations in La Liga go through a new triumph, which would be the ninth in a row, before a reborn Zaragoza which lies at the peak of the season and they have the support of a crowd that filled la Romareda today, yesterday, Friday, had sold 8,000 of the 11,000 tickets offered for sale.
The tilefish has set four days without losing, winning the last three, and not put the red carpet for a Barca triumphant aware of what is at stake.
Before the Champions League semifinal against Chelsea, which will take between both parties the classic at the Camp Nou, the club faces three games in which it is essential to get the three points: outside Zaragoza, Levante and Getafe at home outside. Three games against rivals theoretically available prior to the Champions League tie against the English in which the template Guardiola wants Barcelona all of your attention.
At this stage of the League, before demanding a tie against Chelsea, Barça has the primary objective of putting pressure on Mourinho's Madrid. The white set will play the next three games against Valencia at the Bernabeu, Atletico at the Calderón and Sporting home again.
Three games, especially the first two complicated for all white, but add nine points in dispute in this section will be forced to heavy wear, at least in theory. The goal is not to stop Barca in the pressure on Real Madrid, who began having difficulties in La Liga had to face as demanding games in the Champions League, even in small entity as rivals CSKA Moscow in the quarterfinals.
With games intersemanales so complicated as that of Calderón next Wednesday or Munich in the Champions League the following Real Madrid will have a demand that has saved during his confrontation with Apoel Nicosia Cyprus.
No one in the Barcelona dressing room is down the arms in La Liga despite the ten-point advantage grew to Real Madrid. He has worked hard in recent months, with eight straight wins since the fiasco of Pamplona, as to throw it all away now.
Guardiola has developed an entire roadmap until end of season, with careful planning and training workloads in order to keep increasing returns. Barça arrives in top condition at critical stretch of the season and everything is studied to improve until the end. (via MD)