September 24 "World Sport" reported that freshly 11-12 Kings Cup season desperate way to Barcelona, Barcelona will have to face only seven players play 1 / 16 final first leg match of the situation, because this FIFA match day from the end of the game is only less than 24 hours. Barcelona 2000 has experienced the same situation, when Barcelona refused to play King's Cup.
Spanish Football Federation on September 23 issued an 11-12 season, the King Cup process, taking into Barcelona in December to participate in the Club World Cup, so the first leg of their King's Cup 1 / 16 than any other team ahead of the game was scheduled for November 17 held in the evening. Barcelona Football Association this arrangement was immediately criticized the media, "World Sports Daily," bluntly: "This is murder Barcelona." As the only game to be ahead of Barcelona, so the other team's King's Cup first leg 1 / 16 finals and the FIFA match day not in the same week. The reason is simple contradiction, November 15 to 16 coincided with the FIFA match day, a large number of Barcelona players to national teams played with a wide range of events, the latest national team competition will be conducted in the evening kick-off at 16 Camisetas De Fútbol Baratas. In other words, part of the Barcelona striker in the face to serve their country less than 48 hours after the King's Cup 1 / 16 finals, the other part of the striker is only less than 24 hours rest. Remove Iniesta, Sanchez and Feilai three wounded, Barcelona only Pinto, Maxwell abundance Tasman three first team players need to serve their country. In addition, four season Barcelona B team players who have enrolled in La Liga and the King's Cup, including new aid Feimengniya this summer, but the full count Barcelona played only seven people to play King's Cup. Barcelona B last season sent a large number of player’s plays 1 / 16 King's Cup, but this year very difficult trick. Old Barcelona first team in only 19 people, maximum 27 people register, it can be in Barcelona for the winter window teenager eight B team registration; Barcelona first team this year, enrollment 22, Guardiola has Feimengniya, Monto Asia and other four reported over B team players were left with only the last one La Liga and the Copa del Rey registration places.
"World Sports Daily," recalled 11 years ago, Real Madrid and Barcelona face the two past similar cases in 2000, Real Madrid need to participate in the Club World Cup, Real Madrid at the Spanish Football Federation to determine the need to fight the King's Cup 1 / 16 finals , no war direct promotion 1 / 8 finals; Also in 2000, April 22 and 23 coincides with the FIFA match day, but Barcelona was arranged to participate in the 24th King's Cup match with Atletico Madrid, Barcelona line is served team of 10 players can only play the final 10 men lined up on the sidelines refusing to play the red and blue, the Spanish royal family in the stands stunned.