Week of El Clásico workouts gets underway

Andrés Iniesta trains Monday at the Ciutat Esportiva. / MIGUEL RUIZ-FCB
The team’s first training session takes place on Field 2 as Luis Enrique begins preparing his players for Saturday’s clash with Real Madrid

The countdown to El Clásico has begun. Following three days of rest, all available players from FC Barcelona‘s first team trained Monday evening on Field 2 at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper.

Saturday’s battle with arch-rivals Real Madrid at Camp Nou kicks off on Saturday, 2 April at 8.30pm.

Barça will train again on Tuesday morning at 11:00am. The squad will also visit the Johan Cruyff memorial on Tuesday.

The training schedule for the rest of the week leading up to El Clásico can be found here.

All times are in Central European Time