15 March 2013
Real Madrid completed in Valdebebas its final training session to prepare for the match in the Santiago Bernabéu against Mallorca (8:00 p.m., C+ Liga and Gol T), which corresponds to the 28th day of Liga play. Di María, who worked with the ball, rejoined the group in a training session in which José Mourinho had 23 players on the field. Casillas continued his recovery program, while Benzema joined the session later.
The training session held in Real Madrid City started with an intensive warm-up, which the players combined with various stretching exercises. The players then split into two groups to form two pig-in-the-middle groups in which they worked on control and speed in moving the ball. Diego López, Jesús, Pepe, Marcelo, Varane, Carvalho, Khedira, Essien, Modric, Kaká, and Özil formed the first group and the remaining players, the second group, while José Mourinho and the coaching staff attentively monitored all of the players.
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