Munich La Liga – The FC Barcelona adds a bitter defeat to Real Madrid in the Clasico. The royals wake up too late. Coach Julen Lopetegui should not be more.
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The first Clasico without Lionel Messi (injured) and Cristiano Ronaldo (joined Juventus) for eleven years has become a memorable one. On home soil, FC Barcelona inflicted a 1: 5 swatter on their arch-rivals Real Madrid on Sunday afternoon.
The Royal fall after the tenth round in La Liga so that on ninth place and are whopping seven points behind Barca. Real lost three league games in a row in May 2009.
At least now Julen Lopetegui should no longer be able to hold as a coach of the Royal.
Lopetegui before discharge
“I do not make the decisions, but we know how the world of football works, as a coach you’re the one in charge,” said the Spaniard after the final whistle at the press conference.
But he also said, “I’m sad, but I feel absolutely the power to continue to lead this team, it’s a hard blow, but it’s only October, so I have to get the players up and accept the situation, it’s up to me to make this team better. ”
“It is a disaster”
While Real director Emilio Butragueno said it was not the time to talk about Lopetegui, midfielder Carlos Casemiro took the coach, who had been on the sidelines of Camp Nou, for weeks. “We can not talk about the coach, because the guilty guys are us, we all play very badly, everyone! It’s a disaster,” the Brazilian cursed.
The 1: 5 shame is “the reflection of our season,” stated Casemiro. But no reflection of the 90 minutes, Lopetegui clarified.
“Barcelona was better in the first half and we were much better after the break and we had a lot of chances and in the end Barca’s third goal buried our hopes”, said the 52-year-old.
Real only wakes up after 0: 2
Barca took the lead after eleven minutes by Philippe Coutinho. After half an hour Luis Suarez increased by penalty. The attacker had previously been fouled by Raphael Varane in the penalty area. The Catalans dominated the game in the first half, had at times up to 70 percent possession of the ball. The Royal presented themselves on the defensive vulnerable and on the offensive too unimaginative.
Only after the break did the team from the Spanish capital wake up. She presented herself in the game forward ambitious, developed more train to the opponent’s housing and rewarded. Marcelo sent the ball into the net from close range to reach the goal.
Real pushed in the episode on the equalizer and met in person by Luka Modric (56.). Karim Benzema headed home just short of a cross just over the gate of Marc-Andre ter Stegen (68).
Suarez puts together three packs – Vidal also hits
Another goal victory remained the Champions League triumphant, played by Toni Kroos, but denied. Instead, Suarez and substitute Arturo Vidal did everything for Barca. Only the Uruguayan met two more times (75./83.), Then provided the substitute ex-Bayern professional for the final point (87).