Champions League, Barcellona-Bayern Monaco 2-8 THE CHRONICLE
Sensational at the Da Luz in Lisbon: Bayern Munich literally annihilated Barcelona, overwhelming them 8-2 (4-1) in the match valid for the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
An unprecedented humiliation that, at 99%, will cost the place to the Blaugrana coach, Quique Setien. This is the succession of goals: in pt 3 ‘and 30’ Muller, 7 ‘Alaba (own goal), 21’ Perisic, 27 ‘Gnabry; in st 12 ‘Suarez, 18’ Kimmich, 37 ‘Lewandowski, 40’ and 43 ‘Coutinho.
Germans in the semifinal against the winner between City of Guardiola and Lyon of Garcia.
Other than the burning disappointments of Rome and Liverpool. That of Barcelona against Bayern Munich was a historic debacle, a 2-8 that will remain in the history of the club and will cost the place to manager Quque Setien. If it was also the end of an era, and maybe even the long love story between Lionel Messi (now a ghost) and the Blaugrana (Suning is lurking), only time will tell, while getting on the roller coaster are were the Bavarians of Flick, the second German team to reach the semifinals of the Champions 2020 after Leipzig.
At Da Luz Barça has been literally annihilated, there has never been a match given the superiority of one team over the other. A match that no one would have expected, a humiliation for the losers that recalled the 1-7 suffered by Brazil in the semifinals of the 2014 World Cup, the one played at home, with the Blaugrana in doll like the Seleçao in Belo Horizonte.
“The truth is that this is an extremely painful defeat. We conceded so many goals, and deservedly. They were terribly concrete. Piquè said we should be ashamed? He will also be right, but I do not comment, I have not been here for less than eight months. very frustrated, and it is time to make decisions about the future: a profound internal reflection awaits us “. Thus the Barcelona coach Quique Setien after the defeat (2-8) against Bayern in Lisbon. But will Setien still be at the helm of Barça? “It is too early to think whether I am staying or not – he replies -. The truth is that it does not depend on me, and then we must understand the impact that this devastating defeat will have”.
“A horrible game, a bad feeling. It’s a shame, I have no words. You can’t play like that in Europe, it’s something I can’t explain. It’s very hard and I hope something happens.” After the first hot statements, Gerard Piquè insists on calling for a revolution in Barcelona, after the historic debacle against a super Bayern Munich. “We must all reflect. The club needs to change, I am not talking about coaches or players but this club needs to change at a structural level – says the defender -. Nobody is essential, if I have to leave I go. We need to go. new, fresh forces, I’ll be the first to leave if needed. We need to reflect and understand what is best for Barça. ”
At 88 ‘GOAL! Coutinho again 2-8!
All’85’ GOL! Realizes Philippe Coutinho 2-7!
All’82’ GOL! It is Lewandowski’s turn 2-6!
Al 63 ‘GOL! On Davies’ great action, Kimmich shoves the blaugrana goalkeeper 2-5!
Al 57 ‘GOL! Suarez overtakes Boateng and bags left 2-4!
Is the first time in European competitions that Barcelona suffer four goals in the first half.
Al 31 ‘GOL! Thomas Mueller again anticipating everyone on Kimmich’s precise cross 1-4!
Al 27 ‘GOL! Gnabry made no mistake in front of the goalkeeper served by an assist from Goretzka 1-3!
Al 22 ‘GOL! Barcellona-BAYERN MONACO 1-2! NETWORK OF IVAN PERISIC! Bad ball lost by Barça on his own trocar, Gnabry advances and serves on the left, with the right turns, the Croatian who with the crossed left beats Ter Stegen!
All’8′ GOL! BARCELLONA-Bayern Monaco 1-1! DAVID ALABA’S OWN GOAL! Bayern defense surprised again by a verticalization, this time to serve Jordi Alba on the left, who puts a low ball in the middle for Suarez and Alaba throws it in his door to anticipate him in a slip! EVEN NEW AFTER 3 MINUTES!
Al 5 ‘GOL! Barcellona-BAYERN MONACO 0-1! NETWORK OF MULLER! Bayern action that develops on the right, backward cross with Muller who receives, asks for one two from Lewandowski turned back to goal and ends with the crossed right! UNLOCK THE BAYERN AT FIRST ACTION!