The week ahead as FC Barcelona face another pivotal week

Barça will train five times this week at the Ciutat Esportiva. / MIGUEL RUIZ - FCB
Barça host a pair of games at Camp Nou: Bayern Munich on Wednesday in the Champions League and Real Sociedad on Saturday in La Liga

After FC Barcelona‘s resounding 8–0 win at Córdoba on Saturday, the team faces a full week of training with two huge games. Bayern Munich visit Camp Nou on Wednesday in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League semi-finals and then Real Sociedad come to town on Saturday for both team’s third to last game in La Liga.

Here’s a detailed look at the week ahead (All times CET):

Monday 4 May

11.00am: Training session at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper

Tuesday 5 May

11.00am: Training session at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper

Wednesday 6 May

8.45pm: FC Barcelona v Bayern Munich

Thursday 7 May

11.00am: Training session at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper

Friday 8 May

11.00am: Training session at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper

Saturday 9 May

6.00pm: FC Barcelona v Real Sociedad

Sunday 10 May

11.00am: Training session at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper

Countdown to FC Barcelona v Bayern Munich in the semi-finals of the UEFA Champions League

Luis Suárez
Stage is set for epic clash between Catalan and German sides at Camp Nou, Pep Guardiola’s first visit to his old stomping ground

Camp Nou is set to host a special event on Wednesday 6 May at 8.45pm CET, as FC Barcelona face perhaps their most important game of the season in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League semi-finals versus Bayern Munich. The aggregate winner after both legs will land a coveted spot in the June 6th final in Berlin. Barça’s rivals are coached by Pep Guardiola, who will be making his first trip back to Camp Nou since leaving the Catalan club three years ago. Bayern also boast former blaugrana player Thiago Alcántarawho will also be making a reunion on his old pitch. Fasten your seatbelts because this Wednesday promises to be electrifying. Let the countdown begin.