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THEY HAVE NOT BEATED A CHAMPION SINCE 2020

Follow the 'curse' of Barça in the 'big' Champions League games

Published:5/10/2022 - 16:19h

Updated:5/10/2022 - 16:19h

Barça have not known a victory against European champion teams since 2020. Since then, they have not been able to beat clubs like Juventus, Benfica, Bayern and Inter

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The fall of the FC Barcelona in the present edition of the League of Champions in the third date in front of the Inter of Milan no only supposes difficulties in function of the classification and even puts in risk the economic stability of the club, also extends a negative series in the crashes of the Barcelona team in front of teams that have been previously champions of Europe.

The culés have not been able to add points in this season in front of the two teams of his group that have raised the trophy: the Bayern of Munich and the Inter of Milan, both parties in condition of visitor. This situation seems to turn into a worrisome tendency and is that the Catalan group has not attained to win to a monarch of the continent in the present decade.

To know the last victory of the Barcelona in front of a club with at least a 'orejona' in his vitrinas is precise to trace back until 28 October 2020, when the then directed by Ronald Koeman won by 0-2 to the Juventus in Turín. Since, the Barcelona team has added a total of seven parties in front of champions of Europe without adding any victory.

When it initiated the 'maleficio' for the Barça?

The bad series for the culés began from the season 2020-21; for then, with the second party of the phase of groups in front of the Juventus. In that duel, marked by the presence of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in the Camp Nou, the victory was for the 'Vecchia Signora', that imposed by 0-3, the queque would serve him to obtain the first position of the liguilla.

A course afterwards, in the middle of a rugged phase of groups in which the Barça had until three distinct trainers (Ronald Koeman, Sergi Barjuan and Xavi Hernández), was not possible to obtain any victory, neither in front of the Bayern (0-3 home and 3-0 in Munich) neither in front of the Benfica (3-0 in Lisbon and 0-0 in the Camp Nou), what would derive in his elimination of the tournament. The others two parties correspond to the current season, with defeats by 2-0 and 1-0 against Bayern and Inter, respectively.

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