Barcelona was humiliated, humbled, and outplayed by a ruthless Bayern Munich aspect of their Champions League quarter-final match on Friday. The scoreline learn 8-2 on the finish with Bayern Munich inflicting Barcelona to one in all its worst defeats of their superb historical past. Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez might simply watch as Barcelona’s defence crumbled underneath the strain put by Bayern attackers.
Thomas Mueller and Phillipe Coutinho scored twice whereas Robert Lewandowski, Serge Gnabry, Joshua Kimmich, and Ivan Perisic additionally chipping in with objectives.
The cracks had been already seen for Barcelona however Bayern opened the floodgates. Coach Setien could possibly be sacked quickly, Pique says Barca have hit all-time low and talisman Messi is likely to be contemplating his future.
It wasn’t only a common loss for Barcelona however was one of many worst. It was the worst defeat they’ve suffered in virtually 80 years. Final time they misplaced by an even bigger margin than this was in 1940. Check out Barcelona’s worst 5 defeats of their historical past:-
SEVILLA 11 BARCELONA 1 (La Liga, 1940)
Barcelona took a 10th-minute lead solely to collapse as Sevilla scored all their objectives within the house of an hour, between the 23rd and 83rd minutes to inflict the heaviest defeat on Barcelona in any competitors.
Oddly sufficient, Barcelona completed fourth within the 1940-41 La Liga season, forward of Sevilla who had been fifth.
REAL MADRID Eight BARCELONA 2 (La Liga, 1935)
Fernando Sanudo racked up 4 objectives for Actual Madrid, essentially the most a single participant has ever scored when the 2 sides met, whereas Jaime Lazcano added a hat-trick.
Regueiro chipped in with one other as Actual celebrated the largest win both aspect has claimed when enjoying one another in any competitors.
BAYERN MUNICH Eight BARCELONA 2 (Champions League quarter-final, 2020)
Barcelona’s heaviest defeat in European competitors in a single match didn’t look on the playing cards when David Alaba’s personal aim cancelled out Thomas Mueller’s fourth-minute opener for Bayern of their Champions League last-eight conflict in Lisbon.
However Barcelona’s ageing aspect had been torn to items by an effervescent Bayern who scored virtually at will after Croatia winger Ivan Perisic restored their lead.
The German champions led 4-1 at halftime and after Luis Suarez had pulled one again, they overran the Catalan aspect as substitute Philippe Coutinho, on mortgage at Bayern from Barcelona, scored two late objectives.
The match bore a putting resemblance to Bayern’s 7-Zero combination rout of Barcelona within the 2013 Champions League semi-final, when the German aspect received the primary leg at residence 4-Zero adopted by a 3-Zero victory on the Nou Camp.
LIVERPOOL Four BARCELONA 0 (Champions League 2019 semi-final)
Barcelona regarded poised to succeed in the ultimate of Europe’s premier membership competitors after successful the primary leg at residence 3-Zero solely to endure an astonishing reverse at Anfield within the return fixture.
Liverpool, who had been lacking prolific forwards Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino within the return leg, produced a incredible efficiency roared on by a fervent residence crowd.
Striker Divock Origi gave Liverpool a seventh-minute lead on the evening and accomplished the memorable comeback within the 79th after substitute Georginio Wijnaldum scored a quickfire brace early within the second half.
AC MILAN Four BARCELONA 0 (Champions League ultimate 1994)
Boasting the likes of Brazil striker Romario, Dutch defender Ronald Koeman and midfielder Pep Guardiola who went on to change into the membership’s trophy-laden coach, Barcelona headed into the ultimate as favourites in opposition to the Italian aspect.
However AC Milan surprised their opponents with deadly counter-attacking which resulted in ahead Daniele Massaro firing them right into a 2-Zero first-half lead.
Montenegrin Dejan Savicevic successfully killed the match as a contest with a pleasant lob from the sting of the world within the 47th minute earlier than France enforcer Marcel Desailly put the icing on the cake within the 58th.
(with Reuters enter)