Not long after adding three key points in the Champions League againstBATE Borisov, FC Barcelona returned to Field Two of the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper with time running short — only three days — before Villarrealcome to Camp Nou this Sunday in La Liga action.
All available first team players were on hand. Ivan Rakitic, who suffered a calfinjury early on in Wednesday’s game, was noticeably absent. U-19 playerPaik, and five Barça B players — Gerard Gumbau, Sergi Samper, Aitor Cantalapiedra Sergi Palencia and Wilfrid Kaptoum — also took part.
The team will return to training on Friday and Saturday; both sessions are scheduled for 11.00am. The game against Villarreal on Sunday kicks of at 4.00pm.