Lucas Digne have finally scored his first goal for FC Barcelona in the game against Hercules that ended 7-0. The French international did not just score his first goal but also the first goal of the five new signing for the Catalan club.
After the 1-1 draw between Hercules and Barcelona at Alicante, Paco Alcacer spoke to the press about his not being able to score goals for the team. However, he still wait for his first goal for the club.
Before the training began, Luis Enrique’s players and the coaching crew observed a minute of silence in honour of the victims of plane crash that happened in Colombia which includes players of the Brazilian team Chapecoense.
The Royal Spanish Football Federation have carried out the draw exercise for the 2016/2017 season of the Copa del Rey (Kings Cup). The first encounter for FC Barcelona will be against Hercules Alicante. This tie will be the fifth in the history in just Copa del Rey.
The last training session that prepares FC Barcelona first team ahead of the the Wednesday Copa del Rey semi final first leg at the Camp Nuo took place in the Tito Vilanova field at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper. All available players took part including Leo Messi who missed out on the previous training session.
The first training of the month which prepares the team ahead of clash with Valencia for the Copa del Rey semi final at Camp nuo on Wednesday 3. The training came after the one day break (on Sunday) the players got after the tough game with Atletico on Saturday. [Video Below]
It is clear that Luis Enrique’s Barca team is not ready to back down in any tournament as it seems they are the favorite in the Spanish La Liga, Copa del Rey and even the Champions League which no team have carried back to back. With an extremely tasking January, FC Barcelona played nine games just in the month of January.
For the second time this week on Tuesday morning, Barca trained ahead of Wednesday’s second leg of Copa del Rey quarter final against Athletic Bilbao. It took place at Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper. All players present in the previous training session were all present except for Iniesta who was struck down by fever. [Video Below]
After the tight scheduled January for FC Barcelona, the Club is yet to face another hectic month in February. It is the prize the club have to pay for the ambition of attempting to repeat last season’s treble. Barca will most likely play ten game for the rest of January and month of February.