On Mundo Deportivo, coach Xavi had his share after Barca’s 0-4 defeat to Real Madrid, thereby causing the Catalan team to give up tickets to play in the Spanish King’s Cup final to the opponent.
Barca defeated Real 1-0 at the Bernabeu in the first leg of the semi-finals of the King’s Cup, this victory brought a great advantage to the Catalan team, because in the second leg they were playing at Camp Nou. . This season, Barca have beaten Real 3 times in a row on all fronts.
Good results against Real helped Barca enter confidently, they created many opportunities but could not take advantage. In the injury time of the first half, Vinicius Jr opened the scoring for the away team. In the second half, Los Blancos also scored 3 more goals to win the final 4-0.
All 3 goals of Real in the second half were scored by Karim Benzema. With a 4-1 victory after two matches, the White Vultures entered the final with a total score of 4-1 after two matches. On Mundo Deportivo, coach Xavi had his share after the defeat of the home team. He said:
“In the first half, we played very well. We got into the fray and had at least two chances to score but couldn’t take them. We should have stopped their counter-attack on the first goal, we could have done better in that situation. Real’s second goal in the 50th minute was the turning point. Benzema’s first goal killed us.”
“It is true that Barca are without Andreas Christensen, Frenkie De Jong, Pedri and Ousmane Dembele, but it will be like an excuse if we talk about injuries. Barca played very well in the first leg and in the first half. I feel proud of that, but we fell so quickly. Things were very bad in the second half.”