Xavi Hernández during the Bayern-Barça of Champions League


The painful message of Xavi after the elimination: "Today we have not competed"

Published:8/12/2021 - 23:31h

Updated:9/12/2021 - 17:59h

Xavi Hernández has spoken in front of the media after the elimination of his team in the Champions and 'descent' to the Europe League

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Hard bathroom of reality to the FC Barcelona of Xavi Hernández, those who have remained out of the UEFA Champions League in eighth of final. The defeat against the Bayern of Munich, deserved for the culés, has left to the light all the lacks of the team. Without exception. The improvement of the culés is very far to arrive and the team will confront to a new reality 'unknown'. The Barça will play the Europe League and it will be necessary to see how this situation affects to the changing room.

The 'reality' is there and only remains to assume it to begin to work for 'improve' with base to this. It has been the hardest hit possible, in the sportive and economic, and the Barça will have to sobreponerse in the difficulties. Xavi has had to give the face and has left clear the complicated that it is this moment for all the culés. The egarense commented that "today they have been better, upper. We have tried it. We have presionado high, remove them the balloon. The first part would say that they have had it more and have subjected us to us. This is the hard reality that have now".

Likewise, the Barcelona trainer has commented, that by elllo, "today begins a new stage. It is necessary to demand us a lot of more. This has to be a turning point to change a lot of things. Today we have not competed. Our reality is the Europe League. We go to face this reality with all the dignity of the world", adding that "we go to work to carry to the Barça to where deserves , that is not the Europe League. It fucks me a lot face our reality, that ours reality was this. It does not remain another".

"I seat me responsible. It thought that we could and it has not been like this"

The trainer of the Barça has highlighted that it is a situation inmerecida, but the reality is that little it did the team to deserve something more than what has achieved in this phase of groups. However, it aimed that "the Barça does not deserve this. There are a lot of circumstances that have done that we are like this. I seat me responsible. It thought that we could and it has not been like this. The one who tries it never fracasa", aseveró. Xavi commented that "today it begins a new stage and go to work very hard to put to the Barça where deserves ".

Regarding the 'new reality' of the Barça, the ex of the To the-Sadd left clear that the aim and put it of the Barcelona has to be win the title, in spite of that this, in the condition that was, a bajón historical for the Barça, to sportive and economic level, fits to highlight. In concrete, Xavi aimed that "our reality now is the Europe League and it is necessary to win it. But the aim of the Barça is to win all the parties. It is not the best stage, but is what there is".

Turning point for the Barça?

Xavi remained with the feeling that the Bayern 'subjected' to the Barcelona team and that the initial plan was that it went the other way around. Now, as it has explained, it does not remain of another that look to in front: "we Are the Barça. This has to be a turning point to change the dynamics and a lot of things. We have not competed. This is the Champions", insisting in that they will face the reality with "dignity" and that "begin of zero. Our aim is the Champions, no the Europe League. It is necessary to work hard. It does not like me the word failure. It does not like me because we have tried it. Master to this club and will work and will leave me the life".

The trainer egarense does not know which effect will have the eliminatory in the Champions League in the attitude and spirit of the players, but has stood out that "go to see if we are able. It expected to compete of another way. This is a blow for me like trainer. They have been better. We will work to recover to the Barça. But it is necessary to change things, this is clear".

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