Barcelona had no ‘punch’ in their defeat in El Clásico against ‘lethal’ Real Madrid while the Spanish press reacted to the enemies’ first confrontation of the season
- Barcelona was described as ‘no punch’ after their defeat at El Clásico
- That was the headline on the cover of Mundo Deportivo the day after the defeat.
- Real Madrid was hailed as ‘lethal’ after beating their rivals 2-1 at the Camp Nou
Barcelona were described as “no punch” following their El Clásico loss to archrival Real Madrid on Sunday.
That was the headline on the cover of Monday’s edition of Mundo Deportivo when the Spanish press reacted to the enemies’ first confrontation of the season.
Ronald Koeman’s team fell in a 2-1 loss at home to Carlo Ancelotti’s side with Sergio Agüero’s goal just a consolation in the seventh minute of stoppage time.
Mundo Deportivo described Barcelona as ‘no punch’ after the defeat of El Clásico
Marca hailed Real Madrid as ‘lethal’ after beating rivals 2-1 at Camp Nou
Real took the lead thanks to a stunner from David Alaba in the 32nd minute with Lucas Vázquez doubling their lead in second-half injury time.
The whites, who rose to second place with the victory, were hailed as ‘lethal’ by Marca, while the cover of AS on Monday morning read: ‘Madrid roars’.
Barça coach Koeman faced a difficult exit from his stadium on Sunday afternoon with fans milling around his car as he left the stadium.
The Dutch coach is guilty by most fans of Barcelona’s poor start to the season and, after losing his third straight Classic, he drove off the ground only to have his car faced by a group of young fans waiting to photograph the players. players while He left the Camp Nou.
Most of the attention was harmless, many simply taking selfies in front of Koeman, but some hit the hood of the manager’s car and there were some insults when he was finally able to drive away.
Barcelona was quick to condemn the incident, adding that it would implement ‘disciplinary measures’ to ensure the event remains unique.
Real Madrid beat archrival Barcelona in the first Clásico of the season on Sunday
Ronald Koeman’s car was assaulted by Barcelona fans after his team’s 2-1 loss to Real Madrid
The Dutchman (right, by car) struggled to leave the Camp Nou after the defeat of the Classical
“FC Barcelona publicly condemns the acts of violence and disdain that our coach experienced when leaving the Camp Nou,” the club said in a statement posted on its official Twitter account.
“The club will take security and disciplinary measures so that such unfortunate events do not happen again.”
The Dutchman under fire insisted that he was not disappointed by his team’s performance, which left them in ninth place in LaLiga.
He said: ‘We controlled the game in the first half. And we had a great opportunity to take the lead.
But in the second half they defended well and we couldn’t create danger. I am disappointed by the result, but not by the performance ”.
Barcelona lost 2-1 at home to their enemies, leaving them in ninth place in the standings