Barcelona: Spanish press slams ‘weak’ team after Champions League defeat to Bayern Munich

Barcelona: Spanish press slams ‘weak’ team after Champions League defeat to Bayern Munich


Spanish press rips into ‘poor’ and ‘weak’ Barcelona after their limp Champions League loss by ‘goal-hungry’ Bayern Munich… with the affect of children seen as the one constructive from damaging end result

  • Barcelona had delivered a limp efficiency of their defeat by Bayern Munich 
  • Thomas Muller netted and Robert Lewandowski scored a brace on the Nou Camp 
  • The press in Spain have now ripped into Barcelona for being ‘poor’ and ‘weak’ 
  • Ronald Koeman’s place is definite to come underneath extra strain after the loss 


The press in Spain has torn into Barcelona within the wake of their 3-0 Champions League defeat by Bayern Munich, labelling them ‘poor’ and ‘weak’.

The hosts delivered a limp efficiency on the Nou Camp, and failed to muster a single shot on the right track in a end result that piles the strain on boss Ronald Koeman

Having completed the sport with 4 youngsters on the pitch, this was singled out as a uncommon constructive, with the show lambasted in each main newspaper.

Barcelona delivered a limp showing in their defeat by Bayern Munich in the Champions League

Barcelona delivered a limp exhibiting of their defeat by Bayern Munich within the Champions League

The front page of Marca reads 'poor Barcelona' and tears into the hosts after their 3-0 loss

The entrance web page of Marca reads ‘poor Barcelona’ and tears into the hosts after their 3-0 loss

Marca’s entrance web page reveals a big image of Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Muller sharing a high-five, with each gamers having dealt the harm for Bayern.

Their headline reads ‘Poor Barcelona’, and Bayern, now discovering their ft underneath Julian Nagelsmann, had been described as being ‘goal-hungry’.

Whistles in direction of Sergi Roberto had been additionally highlighted, in addition to the ‘team of children’ which noticed out the remainder of the tie. 

The four teenagers who had finished the game for Barcelona were seen as the only positive

The 4 youngsters who had completed the sport for Barcelona had been seen as the one constructive

AS say 'another bath', in reference to yet another damaging result for Barcelona against Bayern

AS say ‘one other bathtub’, in reference to one more damaging end result for Barcelona towards Bayern

AS, in the meantime, opted for a shot of Lewandowski seemingly consoling Gerard Pique in Catalonia, and opted for the headline ‘Another bathtub’.

This references one more poor end result for Barcelona towards Bayern, and the publication insisted their opponents had been ‘once more a step above’ the Blaugrana.

Both Pique and Koeman had been ‘resigned’ after the match, the outlet says, with the previous’s remark that ‘that is what there may be proper now’ that includes prominently. 

The entrance web page of Mundo Deportivo is a shot of Marc-Andre ter Stegen conceding one of many three targets on the night, with the headline ‘This is what there may be’.

Robert Lewandowski scored twice at the Nou Camp, with both finishes typically predatory

Robert Lewandowski scored twice on the Nou Camp, with each finishes sometimes predatory

Mundo Deportivo feature Gerard Pique's comments on how 'this is what there is' for Barcelona

Mundo Deportivo characteristic Gerard Pique’s feedback on how ‘that is what there may be’ for Barcelona

In an identical vein to AS, this newspaper says that Pique and Koeman had been on the ‘similar web page’ of their post-match interviews.

Barcelona had been additionally slammed as being ‘impotent, as Bayern confirmed their ‘superiority’ within the one-sided tussle. 

Koeman’s aspect have now misplaced three consecutive house video games in European competitors for the primary time of their historical past, one other undesirable first of their new period.

Lewandowski put them to the sword, scoring the second and third targets to seal the end result with two predatory finishes from shut vary. 

Pique (seen looking dejected during the game) delivered a downbeat assessment of the team

Pique (seen trying dejected through the sport) delivered a downbeat evaluation of the team

But a defiant Eric Garcia, who was fielded with Pique as a part of a again three, believes that the ultimate end result was ‘unfair’. 

‘The first objective deflected off me, the second objective got here again off the put up and fell to Lewandowski,’ he mentioned.

‘I do not assume we should always have misplaced by such a giant scoreline.

‘If we did not maintain the ball in midfield sufficient, on the finish of the day, we had been taking part in Bayern – perhaps the most effective team in Europe. We knew it was going to be actually powerful.’

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