Barcelona SC closed their pre-season this Saturday with a football training session against the U-19 team of their formative division at the Banco Pichincha Stadium. In exactly one week, the Yellows will make their LigaPro Serie A 2023 debut away to Gualaceo SC on Saturday, February 25.

In the preparatory phase, the Canaries played a total of nine verification matches, three of which were international during the tour of the United States.

This is how the 15 dates of the first phase of the League Pro Serie A 2023 will be played.

Barcelona SC did some of the work during the second half of January on US soil, playing and winning friendlies against Miami United (5-1), Herediano SC (3-2) and FC Dallas (1-0). .

On the way back to Ecuador, the Bustos team attended two games with Mushuc Run (1-0 and 3-2 wins), one against Guayaquil City (3-2 loss) and two other games against Deportivo Cuenca (1-0 win). 1-0 and a 2-0 defeat).

At the end of the preparatory phase, this Saturday, the Canarian main team split into two teams, to play two sixty-minute matches, divided into two periods of 30 minutes each.

Damián Díaz did not take part in the rehearsal due to an ankle injury, but he will train normally on Monday, reports the club on its official website.

Several permanent players from the 2022 season lined up for the first part of training. Javier Burrai in goal; in defense Pedro Pablo Velasco, Carlos Rodríguez, Joshua Quiñónez and Segundo Portocarrero. In midfield, Bruno Piñatares, Leonai Souza, Cristian Ortiz and Janner Corozo. And forward, Agustín Rodríguez and Jonatan Bauman.

In the second game, Víctor Mendoza took the field; Jordan Moran, Victor Carabali, Luca Sosa, Mario Pineida; Luis Arce, Fernando Gaibor, Gabriel Cortez, Adonis Preciado; Fidel Martinez and Francisco Fydriszewski.

According to the report published on the club’s official website, the goal in the first half was scored by Bauman, and in the second half the scorers were Luis Arce, Fernando Gaibor, Mario Pineida, Jeison Mina and Gabriel Cortez.

“With these soccer trainings, we can test the different possibilities we have, before the start of the competition,” said Bustos.

“It was a good training session with the under-19s, which will help us get ready before the start of the championship,” said Fernando Gaibor, who has been signed by Barcelona SC for the entire 2023 season.