No rest at FC Barcelona as preparations for Sporting begin

Arda, Piqué and Jordi Alba at the Ciutat Esportiva / MIGUEL RUIZ - FCB
After a big win against Celta, thoughts immediately turn to training for the game in Gijón in Wednesday

Just twelve hours after the spectacular 6-1 defeat of Celta at the Camp Nou, it was straight back to the training ground for the Barça players to recover forces and start getting ready for the game in hand at Sporting Gijón on Wednesday evening at 6.30pm CET.

The match against the side coached by former Barça star Abelardo was originally scheduled to played just before Christmas, but was postponed due to Barça’s trip to Japan for the Club World Cup.

There is only be time for two meetings at the Ciutat Esportiva before that game, this one on Monday and another tomorrow Tuesday at the same time, 11.00am CET.