Xavi Hernandez Barcelona manager Express your feelings. After Barcelona football team Embarrassingly eliminated from the group stage of the UEFA Champions League. After their 3-0 defeat by Bayern Munich last night.
Barcelona boss Xavi Hernandez was furious after his side failed to qualify for the knockout stages of the Champions League for the first time in 17 years but pledged to win the Europa League. The Catalan giants of the final 16 teams every year since 2005 and have never been eliminated from the group stages of the 2000-01 season.
Last night’s UEFA Champions League group stage Group E match (Wednesday 8 December 2021). Bayern Munich qualified for the last 16. Open the Allianz Arena to receive the visit of Barcelona. It appears that the ‘Southern Tiger’ has no remorse to open the nest to attack the visitors 3-0. Making a record of winning all 6 matches. The hosts took the lead. 1-0 in the 34th minute from the moment.
When Robert Lewandowski tricked Gerard Pique on the left side. Before dropping the ball into the middle for Thomas Muller to hit the ball back into the arrow. Even Ronald Araujo cleared the ball. But the referee pointed out that the ball had crossed the line and, in the 43rd minute. Bayern escaped 2-0 with Kingsley Coman’s pass for Leroy Sane.Caught once before pressing with the left from a distance of 25 yards, the ball passed Marc-Andre ter Stegen’s hand to end the first half. Bayern Munich led Barcelona 2-0.
In the second half in the 62nd minute. Bayern Munich scored 3-0 from the moment Alphonso Davies pulled the ball to the back line. Before slapping into the middle. Jamal Musiala translates the ball easily. The rest of the game, neither side scored a goal. The game ended Bayern Munich thrashed Barcelona 3-0, achieving a 100% win record in the group stage. While Barca dropped to third place.
Because another pair of Benfica opened the house against Dinamo Kiev 2-0, making the ‘Halcon Lisbon’ overtake the second place. Ready to grab a ticket to the round of 16. After the ‘Southern Tiger’ as the runner-up in the group Xavi Hernandez’s team also have to win in the Europa League cup after the game. The Spaniard is very dissatisfied with the form of play of the team
“We are not determined to win. I told the players that today was a new start. a turning point We have to accept that we are going to play in the Europa League.” “Barca don’t deserve this. I don’t like this fact that we are eliminated. I’m angry because this is our reality right now. And it pisses me off.” “But we have to accept it, keep going, we have no other choice.” We have to start from scratch and work hard to get Barça back where we are. which is not the Europa League.”
On how to deal with the Europa League, Xavi replied: “It’s our reality. And now we have to win the championship. This is Barça’s goal. Win every game and win every title.” Referring to the team’s performance against Bayern. He added: “3-0 is a fair result. They are better today better than we tried high press. Try to keep the ball from them. But they defeated us. That’s the truth The truth we have to face right now.” according to report by ufabet