Barcelona have invited Italian side AS Roma to be their traditional season curtain-raiser. Both clubs will face off on the 6th of August, six days ahead of Barcelona’s first league fixture.
Football espana reported that the event will also be contested between both the men’s and the women’s teams of both clubs.
The report further to say that Barcelona Femeni will play at 17:30 CEST, while the Masculi side will kick off at 21:00 CEST. Between the two matches, at 19:50, the two squads will be presented to the fans ahead of the season as dictated by tradition.
This will be the second time that Barcelona is facing Roma in the Joan Gamper trophy. But the first time they’ll be competing with a familiar foe in Jose Mourinho.