Barcelona will likely be keen to indicate everybody that they’re higher than rivals Bayern Munich when the 2 groups face off within the Champions League on Wednesday, supervisor Xavi Hernandez stated.
Barcelona had been crushed 2-0 by Bayern in final month’s Group C fixture, a end result that Xavi stated was not a real reflection of the staff’s expertise.
However having received solely considered one of their 4 matches in Europe this season, Xavi needs his staff to indicate their true price at Camp Nou on Wednesday.
“Now we have to indicate ourselves that even when we’re knocked out (of the Champions League) we’re an excellent staff and we are able to compete in opposition to one of the best groups on the market,” Xavi advised a information convention on Tuesday.
“That recreation in Munich was a shame as a result of we deserved way more. That was an accident as a result of we lacked the ultimate contact.
Though Barcelona had extra possession than Bayern and outshot them 18-13, the German aspect scored twice in 4 minutes in opposition to the run of play to safe the win.