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Jorge Mere is back with the group
Also, Nacho Cases returned after recovering from the flu
Jorge Mere returned to full training with the group after a few days of strictly physical work due to adductor soreness. From now on the defender will be available for Manager Abelardo. Nacho Cases is back too after recovering from the flu.
On the other hand, Lillo continues with the rehab sessions along with Lora and Ndi, while Carlos Castro does individual aerobic work in order to avoid being hit in the face after the nasal surgery.
The morning training started with a tactical film and later moved to the practice pitch for a closed doors session. Tomorrow, Abelardo will follow the same schedule, 10.30 AM, at the Mareo facilities with an open doors session.
Sanctioned Amorebieta is out for Las Palmas
The yellow card that Amorebieta picked up against Villarreal was the fifth one of his second round, which makes him unable for competition for one game, therefore, the player will have to stay in Gijon on Saturday. Two more players are close to sanction, they are Sergio Alvarez and Isma Lopez, with four yellow cards each, while Rachid, Nacho Cases, Moi Gomez and Čop accumulate three each. Cuellar, Douglas, Jorge Mere and Borja Viguera count two respectively.
42 yellow cards in total add-up the red and white players, excepting for other four more, divided in double yellow cards that turned into a red card and "sent off", those were for Lillo and Lora respectively.
The Canary squad lost yesterday in the Copa Del Rey competition
Las Palmas, Sporting opponent on Saturday, lost yesterday by 0-2 at home against Atletico de Madrid in Copa Del Rey competition. "One less thing to worry about" was today's headline of Diario de Canarias 7, adding also that "The Cup is already history for UD, unless an expected miracle happens"
Thereof, the yellow squad focus now all their energies on Saturday's game against Sporting
Fernandez Borbalan designated for Sporting-Eibar
It became official this morning: Fernandez Borbalan is the chosen referee to conduct the home match on Match-Week 18 against Eibar on Sunday January 15th at 6:30 P.M.