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27.10.2009 12:52

Five reserves in squad for Cup debut


The Barca Atlètic youngsters Iván Benítez, Andreu Fontàs, Jonathan dos Santos, Jonathan Soriano and Gai Assulin have been called up to the squad to face Cultural Leonesa in Wednesday's Spanish Cup tie.

Barca Atlètic reinforcements

2009-10-27_ENTRENO_08.JPGWith Messi, Piqué, Iniesta, Xavi, Puyol and Ibrahimovic all being rested for the game,Guardiola has brought in five reserve team players for the cup game: Iván Benítez (shirt number 37), Andreu Fontàs (shirt number 32), Jonathan dos Santos (shirt number 28), Jonathan Soriano (shirt number 36) and Gai Assulin (shirt number 31), who joined up with the rest of the squad for training on Monday.

Only 16 for the game

2009-10-27_ENTRENO_15.JPGThe Spanish Cup only permits a 16-man squad, so Guardiola will have to leave one of the 17 man squad he's named to watch the game from the stands.

Travel plans

2009-10-27_ENTRENO_32.JPGThe 17 players will travel to Leon on matchday, flying out from the El Prat airport at 11-30 and arriving in Leon at 13.00. The game kicks off at 22-00 and the squad will stay over in leon, before returning on Thursday.
Images: Miguel Ruiz (FCB)
Images: Miguel Ruiz (FCB)
Rested players due to train on Wednesday
The six fit first team players who are not travelling to Leon will train behind closed doors on Wednesday at 11.00 at the Ciudad Deportiva Joan Gamper.

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