TThursday night was disastrous for me BarcelonaBy then, the club had been eliminated from the Europa League in the quarter-finals Eintracht Frankfurt. However, it was not only the events on the pitch that disappointed the Blaugrana.
Camp Nou was filled with up to 30,000 Eintracht Frankfurt Fans made the stadium white and even witnessed Barcelona Players whistle from warm-ups onwards.
Joan Laporta He talked about this full time and the boss was furious.
“I am concerned because what happened was embarrassing and cannot be repeated,” he said.
“We have information about what happened, but we need time to process it.
“We will take action because it is disgraceful and shameful.”
The situation aroused the anger of the club’s members, to the extent that a number of them demanded the club’s president to resign.
Eintracht Frankfurt is the host side
about 5000 Eintracht Frankfurt The fans were expected to be present in the outlying section of the Camp Nou. However, there was Eintracht Frankfurt Fans across the whole stadium, departure Barcelona And their fans feel that they are the far team in their stadium.
Xavi Hernandez He spoke of his anger in full for what happened in the stands during the match.
“Obviously, the atmosphere did not help us,” he said.
“It looked like a final, as the stadium was split in two.
“The club is investigating how this happened. Our miscalculation was obvious.”
He added that he expected more Barcelona fans to be in the game.
“It’s disappointing,” he said.
“We’ve spoken with the players beforehand and hopefully the fans will be here.
“Thank you to the fans who came.”
There will be consequences in Barcelona
“You left me surprised, because it didn’t feel like we were playing at home,” he said. Jordi Cruyff.
“I don’t know if it affected the result. We were excited about this competition, because we were playing very well, and now that feeling is lost a little bit.
“We have to look at what needs to be improved so that the team gets as much support as possible.
“The situation with the fans has to be dealt with by those responsible for this – I only deal with the sporting side.”
An economic blow to Barcelona
BarcelonaThe team’s failure to qualify for the semi-finals of the European League also resulted in a loss of 2.5 million euros.
They would have received 4.6 million euros to reach the final, and another 4 million euros to lift the trophy.
BarcelonaThe only option now is to continue fighting for the LaLiga Santander title or, at the very least, ensure that they qualify for the Champions League. Above all, they must make sure that a night like this never happens again.