Barça’s first team has returned to the Camp Nou after months, but not the complete squad trained.
Barça is days away from returning to the competition, with the LaLiga return planned for next week where Barcelona will face Mallorca in San Moix on Saturday, June 13.
Facing the long-awaited return, this morning the team trained at the Camp Nou to prepare for the match. The available first-team players, including Luis Suárez who has already got the medical green light, and seven Barça B players hold today’s training session focused on a preparation game between them.
However, Lionel Messi did specific work in the stadium separated from the group. According to multiple reports from Spain, the Argentine has no injuries and is expected to train normally on Monday.
In addition to Nélson Semedo who also did specific work due to knee discomforts, and prefer not to take any risks, while eyeing next week fixture against Mallorca.
Before starting the preparation match, all available players did warm-up exercises and ‘rondos’. The group was then divided into two teams.
The team in the yellow training kit: Neto, Chumi, Piqué, R. Araujo, Jordi Alba, F. De Jong, Arthur, Vidal, Collado, Suárez and Kike Saverio.
The team in the grey kit: Ter Stegen, S. Roberto, Lenglet, Umtiti, J.Cuenca, Junior, Sergio, Riqui Puig, I. Rakitic, Brraithwaite, Griezmann and Ansu Fati.
The game ended 3-1 in favour of the yellow team with goals from Gerard Piqué, Kike Saverio and Luis Suárez, on the other hand, Martin Braithwaite scored for the grey team.