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With the way forward for Xavi Hernández within the air, Barcelona nearly stated goodbye to the League, that’s, to the season. And he stated goodbye to every thing in every week: on Tuesday towards PSG, yesterday towards Madrid. Now, Barça is simply ready to certify the second place granted by the visa to the Spanish Super Cup and, above all, what the coach will do, if he fulfills his contract or if he leaves, as he introduced in January .

Real Madrid


Andriy Lunin, Rüdiger, Lucas Vázquez, Aurelien Tchouameni, Camavinga (Fran Garcia, min. 71), Federico Valverde, Modric, Jude Bellingham, Kroos (Brahim Diaz, min. 71), Vinicius Junior (Joselu, min. 82) and Rodrygo (Eder Militao, min. 74)



Ter Stegen, Pau Cubarsi, Cancelo, Koundé, Ronald Araújo, A. Christensen (Fermin Lopez, forty fifth minute), Frenkie De Jong (Pedri, 51st minute), Gündogan, Lamine Yamal, Raphinha (João Felix, 63rd minute) and Lewandowski (Ferran Torres, 63rd minute)

Goals 0-1 min. 5: A. Christensen. 1-1 min. 17: Vinicius Junior. 1-2 min. 69: Fermin Lopez. 2-2 min. 72: Lucas Vázquez. 3-2 min. 90: Jude Bellingham.

Referee César Soto Grado

Yellow playing cards Camavinga (min. 33), Koundé (min. 75), Modric (min. 82) and Pau Cubarsí (min. 90)

“This is not the time to talk about the future. We controlled the game and deserved the victory. The result is unfair, everyone has seen it,” the coach analyzed. He tried to chew his tongue with the referee. He couldn't: “Yesterday they asked me about the referee, I said that I asked him to go unnoticed and be right… well, neither of those things.” Cubarsí's penalty towards Lucas Vázquez, however above all a shot by Lamine Yamal that no digital camera confirmed whether or not the ball had fully crossed the objective line or not. “I can't find words to explain what happened on the goal line. It is a shame for world football. “This world moves a lot of money, but not for what is important,” Ter Stegen complained. “Totally agree,” added the coach. It wasn't Xavi's solely downside: he misplaced De Jong after a troublesome conflict with Fede Valverde.

Once once more, Xavi was left with out his perfect group, now, like final Tuesday in Montjuïc towards PSG, towards Madrid in Chamartín. “Since we won in Paris, we already knew the team for the return against Paris. We didn't have more…”, the teaching employees defined about forcing Pedri – he isn’t in his finest form – to play towards Luis Enrique's group within the second leg of the quarterfinals. It was the primary most vital sport that Barça had left within the marketing campaign: they misplaced it.

At the Bernabéu, so as to not say goodbye to the League, Xavi had no alternative however to wager on Pedri once more. But the departure of De Jong compelled him to make one other change: Fermín López for Christensen, scorer for scorer, each current on the scoreboard. The coach's concept was to keep up management at first with the duo Pedri and Gündogan. It labored, in line with Xavi. Also his forgetfulness of the locker room coverage when he despatched Lewandowski to the bench. This time, as he had not handed towards PSG, he left his finest attacking participant on the sector: Lamine Yamal.

The Barça youth participant feels comfy on the Bernabéu; In the pleasant between Spain and Brazil he left cheered by the Red followers, this Sunday he was the proprietor of Barça's assault in his first traditional as a starter in Chamartín. “We are in front of a very differential player. “It is a tremendous irruption,” stated Xavi.

But the omnipresence of Lamine within the Madrid discipline contrasted with the passivity in protection of Cancelo, current (absent) within the photograph of the three targets in Ancelotti's portray. As towards PSG, the Portuguese is as soon as once more within the highlight. In the Champions League to say goodbye to Barça in Europe, on the Bernabéu for the Blaugrana to nearly say goodbye to the League. “They escape us due to situations that we do not control and work on,” concluded Xavi. Real received the three classics of the season and the white followers are clear: “Xavi, stay,” sang the Santiago Bernabéu. Strange coincidence: the Barcelona followers requested for a similar factor upon their group's arrival in Madrid.

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