Barcelona manager Xavi Hernandez has reacted to his side’s 2-0 defeat against Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Tuesday evening.

Xavi turned up for his press conference dejected with his team’s display against the Bavarians, Barcelona has not defeated Bayern Munich since 2015 with the manager part of the last Barcelona squad that defeated Bayern Munich.

“We were better than Bayern in many aspects. We were better physically and we dominated the first half. We cannot let [teams] off, I am annoyed because it was a day to win.”

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“The sensation is that it was very good, it was for winning, it is a lesson but it is hard, we did not score in spite of having seven very clear chances. You have to put them in.”

“I am pissed off but proud. We were equal to them, we can say that we were better but this is about winning.

The first from the corner and the second from not stopping counter-attacks. You have to do it. They are a complete team, but we are at the start. We have to improve these aspects in the areas.”

Barcelona will return to action in the domestic scene when they face Elche at Camp Nou on Saturday.


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