After Saturday’s game with Deportivo La Coruna, Barcelona will turn their attention to the Club World Cup in Japan.
Here is the Catalan side’s schedule for the trip to Asia…
Sunday, December 13:
—Barcelona will depart from on flight MH8170 (Terminal 2) for Tokyo at 10.00h CET.
Monday, December 14:
—They’re expected to arrive in Japan at 07.20 local time. They will stay in the Hotel Royal Park in Yokohama.
—The directors will stay in the Hotel Shangri-la in Tokyo.
—Barcelona’s first training session will at 18.30 local time at the Mitsuzawa Stadium in Yokohama – it will be open to the media and the public. After the training session, one player will speak to the media.
—At 20.15 local time, sporting director will speak to the media at the Hotel Royal Park in relation to Monday’s Champions League draw.
Tuesday, December 15:
—There will be a training session at the Mitsuzawa Stadium again, although only 15 minutes will be open to the media. The time will be confirmed.
Wednesday, December 16:
—Members of the board will visit the FCBEscola Katsushika in Tokyo at 17.00 local time – Josep Maria Bartomeu is expected to attend.
—Also at 17.00 local time, there will be an event promoting Catalan Tourism at the Cinema Yebisu Garden – Jordi Moix will be in attendance.
—At 17.45 local time Luis Enrique and a first team player will appear in a press conference at the Nissan Stadium in Yokohama.
—A training session will then take place at 18.30 local time with the first 15 minutes open to the media.
—There will be an event held by the FCB Foundation and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation at the Hotel Grand Hyatt in Tokyo at 18.30, with Bill Gates, Josep Maria Bartomeu and Jordi Cardoner present.
Thursday, December 17:
—Semi-final of the Club World Cup at the Nissan Stadium between Barcelona and the winner of the game between CF America and Guangzhou Evergrande. Kick-off is 19.30 local time.
Friday, December 18:
—Barça will train at the Mitsuwaza Stadium in Yokohama (first 15 minutes open to the media) at a time yet to be confirmed.
—The official FIFA dinner will take place at the Hotel Grand Hyatt in Tokyo, with Bartomeu, Cardoner and Mestre present.
Saturday, December 19:
—Training and press conference with Luis Enrique and a player (location and time to be confirmed).
—At 12.00 local time there will be a reception with FC Barcelona’s penyas at the Hotel Hilton in Tokyo. Cardoner and Pau Vilanova will be present.
Sunday, December 20:
—Finals day at the Nissan Stadium, with the third place playoff taking place at 16.00h local time and the final of the FIFA Club World Cup taking place at 19.30 local time.
Monday, December 21:
—Barcelona will fly back from Tokyo on the private flight MH8173.
—They are expected back at El Prat airport at 13.00 CET.