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‘Catastrophe, disgrace, humiliation’ – How the Spanish press reacted to Barcelona’s thrashing by Bayern Munich


The Spanish press have blasted Barcelona’s ‘shameful’ Champions League exit to Bayern Munich.

The LaLiga giants suffered their heaviest ever defeat in Europe once they misplaced 8-2 to Bayern within the quarter-finals of the competitors on Friday.

Not even Lionel Messi might cease Bayern Munich operating rampant in Portugal
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Spanish papers Marca, AS, Sport and Mundo Deportivo say there isn’t a approach again for Barcelona supervisor Quique Setien, who solely took cost in January.

Former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is likely one of the early frontrunners to succeed Setien.

‘Disgrace’ was Marca’s one-word front-page headline with a dejected-looking Luis Suarez, Frenkie de Jong and Lionel Messi under.

Marca’s front-page headline learn ‘disgrace’

The newspaper claimed Setien had ‘a foot and a half’ out the door after the ‘historic humiliation’.

AS and Sport went for ‘historic humiliation’ headlines with photos of Messi.

AS stated the Bayern ‘catastrophe’ would have ‘unpredictable penalties that attain all ranges of the membership’.

In the meantime, Mundo Deportivo insisted it was a ‘shameful finish of an period’ as there was ‘no carrying on’ for Setien.

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu revealed selections had already been remodeled the way forward for the membership.

He stated: ”It has been a really, very powerful evening. I’m sorry for the Barca followers and members, for the gamers. For everybody. We weren’t the membership that we characterize, am so sorry.

“Listed below are some selections that we had already made, and others that we’ll make over the following few days.

“Bulletins will likely be produced from subsequent week, we have to make selections after issues have calmed down.

“Immediately is a day for reflection. Tomorrow we are going to attempt to increase our followers’ spirits following such a heavy defeat.

“It was a devastating end result. I congratulate Bayern, they performed an amazing sport and deserved to go to the semi-finals.

“We have been lower than the event, and we are able to solely apologise to the members and followers.”




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