22 in squad for Copa Catalunya
Barça have named 22 players to the play the three-way Copa Catalunya tournament in Sabadell on Wednesday. The seven first team players that didn’t start against Madrid are joined by 15 reserves.
So the team is made up of Pinto, Jeffren, Keita, Bojan, Maxwell, Mascherano, Adriano, Thiago,
Rochina, Vázquez, Soriano, Tello, Montoya, Bartra, Dos Santos, Romeu, Fontàs, Sergi Gómez,
Riverola, Masip, Carmona and Abraham.
The only unavailable first team player is Gaby Milito, while the players
that appeared in the clásico are to be rested. Barça will start the Copa Catalunya against Espanyol
at 21.45 and will then face Hospitalet. All of the matches will be just 45 minutes long.
Oh, what a night!
The 22 Copa Catalunya players trained on Tuesday at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper, as did
Alves and Abidal. The other players that were so impressive against Madrid worked out in the gym.
Before the session, the reserves made a pint of congratulating the first teamers on an
amazing evening at the Camp Nou, where Real Madrid were devastated by a 5-0 hiding.