Those of Mendilibar do not want to lose competitive rhythm

Eibar and Osasuna they will play a friendly this Thursday at the facilities of Atxabalpe (Mondragon). The meeting, which will be held behind closed doors for the public, according to the health protocol established by the Covid-19, will take place at 11.00, in what will be an opportunity for both teams to maintain the competitive pace, since this week they will not have official matches due to the stoppage in LaLiga Santander by the commitments of selections.

Eibar, without the presence of its internationals Bryan Gil, Alejandro Pozo and Mako Dimitrovic, He returned to training in Atxabalpe on Tuesday and will exercise again tomorrow (11.00 a.m.), behind closed doors, with a view to preparing for Thursday’s friendly against Osasuna. After this game, the armory squad will have three days off (Friday, Saturday and Sunday), before facing a new week to prepare for the crucial duel against Real Madrid, on Saturday April 3, at Di Stéfano.

For his part, Osasuna will face Eibar on Thursday with the prominent absence of winger Jony, who suffers a grade II muscle tear in his left leg, which will keep him out for several weeks.

The match against the gunsmiths will serve the Navarrese to give entry to unusual footballers. Jonah Ramalho it will have its first minutes. The Argentinian Chimy Avila he continues his fine-tuning and the most likely thing is that he will step on the grass again despite not being at 100% of his faculties. The goalkeeper Sergio Herrera He is still unable to be with his companions, thus fulfilling his confinement by having been in contact with a positive in Covid-19 more than a week ago.