They are entirely down and turning in Barcelona. Two consecutive defeats at property, a misplaced championship and humiliations in the stands
Now it went in any other case just as nicely.
FC Barcelona gained 7 league video games in a row – together with the meritorious 4- triumph at the Bernabéu.
But championship it will not be this yr. Certainly, in simple fact, they spherical out the season totally without having additions to the trophy cabinet, which is a authentic blemish in the large club.
For Maundy Thursday, they lost at dwelling to Eintracht Frankfurt.
Eintracht Frankfurt …
They possibly continue to taste the club identify in Barcelona, where quite a few followers likely however go and marvel what just happened versus the center group from the Bundesliga.
And on the 2nd working day of Easter it was so nuts all over again. And again at house Camp Nou. In opposition to Cádiz from the bottom of La Liga.
Two defeats in a row. At residence. Towards undersized.
Previous time it occurred had been the profiles on the workforce Frank de Boer, Gaizka Mendieta and Marc Overmars. That was in April 2003. And then it was Deportivo La Coruña and Juventus. Distinctive tough opponents.
Javier Saviola in the firm of the Dutch Cocu, Overmars and de Boer in a match in the 2002-03 year. Image: Gustau Nacarino / Reuters / Ritzau Scanpix
There are 15 factors up to True Madrid, who will get the championship in just a little even though. It’s just a matter of time. And even however Barca are quantity two, the spirit of the following 4-5 have to be felt in the neck of Xavi and co.
Five groups are inside of five details in an intensive struggle for Champions League tickets. And there are however horrors waiting around in opposition to Authentic Sociedad, Serious Betis and Villarreal, who are all in that match.
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But it is not the only point that occupies the minds of Catalonia’s money.
Also the spectators. The supporters.
Specially those who had been not at the stadium yesterday. 57,495 confirmed up for the match towards Cádiz.
There have been not a lot of more than there ended up Germans the other day at the similar handle.
There ended up practically 30,000 Eintracht followers portray the Camp Nou white, so it have to have got the nausea appropriate in the mouths of Barcelona supporters. So wonderful was it that the enthusiast faction Grada D’animació went to extremes and was absent from the Cádiz match.
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They had been embarrassed and necessary to specific it with a boycott. In a publish on social media, Grada D’animació wrote that the Frankfurt struggle was a ‘vergüenza social’ – a shame and that it will be remembered as ‘la mayor infamia en la historia del Camp Nou’ – the major insult in Camp Nous historical past.
And it was obvious. For Grada D’animació has fixed seats guiding one objective. The overall reduced area of the grandstand is for them. And there was not an eye.
Activity, which covers FC Barcelona as carefully as El Mundo Deportivo (and it is shut), phone calls it the blackest 7 days in the club’s record. And even while it is a ebook whole of ups and downs, it does not say a lot.
– This 7 days we observed the worst version of the new Barca. Predictable, gradual and unwise on the defensive. Following the rating it obtained superior, but the efficiency was lacking (…) The championship has been lost for a long time, but they ought to keep the pleasure right up until the past match, the newspaper writes.
On Thursday, they will be on it again. This time at Anoeta in San Sebastián.