The trip to Madrid was unsuccessful, but the Bavarians have already turned their focus to the next challenge. The German record champions returned from Madrid on Thursday afternoon. On arrival the pros returned home to clear their heads. On Friday the FCB players will prepare for the Bundesliga home match against high-flyers FC Köln, lying third in the table, on Saturday at 15.30.
Before departing the team had exercised in Spain on Thursday morning. Some of the pros completed a regeneration session at the team hotel whereas others were in for intense drills on an adjacent pitch. Holger Badstuber continued his rehab at the Säbener Strasse.