Xavi’s first comment since Barcelona’s Europa League elimination

    This was stated by the technical director of the club Javi Hernandez. Barcelonaabout the club’s bitter exit from the European Championship for the second year in a row because of Manchester United.

    Manchester United managed to score a fatal victory over the Catalan club with a score of two goals to one in the second leg of the sixteenth round of the Europa League.

    United advanced to the final price round after winning 4–3 on aggregate in the first leg, with the first leg match at the Camp Nou ending in a positive draw, two goals to one.

    Xavi’s first comment since Barcelona’s Europa League elimination


    Xavi said in statements after the meeting: “This is a big disappointment, unfortunate because we were excited.” But we are up against a terrific opponent.

    He continued by saying, “Unfortunately, because I think the team deserved better.”

    And he continued: physically they are very strong. Their early goal in the second half hurt us, we had a chance to score 2-0 but we didn’t take it.

    He added: “This goal hurts us. In general, we lose easily, and they take advantage of it. We were very good in the first half, but not so good in the second.

    He added: “I spoke to Casemiro and Varane before making my statement here. I respect Manchester United and congratulate them.”

    He concluded: we were much better than last season. We showed our face, we had very important opponents like Inter, Bayern and Manchester United and we couldn’t beat them. Let’s try again next year. We have done. It should take its toll. Sunday, another match.

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