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Striker “Barcelona” Lionel Messi has commented on the devastating defeat against Liverpool in the Champions League. His words are quoted by Diario Sport.
Messi called the departure from the tournament a heavy blow. He stated that he does not consider guilty the head coach of the Catalans Ernesto Valverde. “He did a great job. I think we blame the players. We knew that something like that can happen, and it happened,” said the striker.
The player decided that it’s unacceptable to lose the same way two years in a row, adding that in these results there is something mystical.
May 7 English “Liverpool” in his field defeated the “Barcelona” with the score 4:0 and reached the final of the Champions League. The Catalans have won the first match — 3:0. Last season the Blaugrana in similar circumstances lost to Roma, in the home match “Barcelona” has won with the account 4:1, but in the return game were defeated 0:3.
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