Training Session | 12/01/2019 | Javier García | Photographer: Ángel MartínezFinal session ahead of Betis game
The team completed their final training session ahead of the trip to the Benito Villamarín to face Betis in the last fixutre of the first half of the LaLiga season (Sunday, 8:45pm CET). Santiago Solari drafted in Castilla forward Cristo for a session in which ball work took centre stage. Meanwhile, Mariano completed the workout alongisde the rest of the group.
The players began the session divided into two rondos, where they worked on possession and pressing. Next up, they completed a series of sprints before getting back down to some ball work. Toni Kroos, Marco Asensio, Marcos Llorente, Gareth Bale and Thibaut Courtois continued with their respective recovery programmes, whilst Vinicius Jr. missed out on training through flu.