Does Barcelona curse the European Cup?

After a stinging setback against Eintracht Frankfurt (2-3), Barcelona sank again in the European Cup. It seems that the demons of the old Catalans have not been completely expelled.

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Another failure of the European champion five times! Even in the European League, FC Barcelona can’t do that. However, Xavi’s arrival as coach, succeeding Ronald Koeman, seemed like a ray of hope for the club.

In addition to the convincing victory during the “El Clasico”. Against Real Madrid Karim Benzema (0-4), brought a lot of hope to all fans. The arrival of players like Memphis Depay, Sergio Aguero and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has brought a lot of changes to the team. But after the meeting against Frankfurt, it is back to the stark reality of the moment for FC Barcelona.

MSN era

For several years, FC Barcelona has been In search of new international titlesespecially since their last European title, in 2015 (against Juventus Turin 3-1). At that time, the trio Messi Suarez Neymar (MSN) Dominate all of Europe and make the greatest football fans dream.

Later, Barcelona experienced Several bitter setbacks. The club finds itself out of the C1 quarter-finals In 2016, 2017, and 2018, respectively through Atletico Madrid, Juventus, Turin and Roma. Meanwhile, the attacking trio is no longer the same Neymar Jr leaves for Paris Saint-Germain (2017).

If PSG had paid for many” reassembled “, Barcelona , Despite its symbolism 6-1 (March 2017), too. distance A convincing success is on the way Against Roma (4-1), the club lost 3-0 in the second leg, which is synonymous with team exclusion far goal rule.

Even worse, in 2019, the Catalans were too Almost guaranteed to reach the C1 final, in Madrid. but another giant, LiverpoolCame to stand in their way. After losing the first leg 3-0, red heart table 4-0 win at Anfield. a ” redsmontada “Barcelona is not ready to forget.

From 2020 to today

Looks like 2020 will be so year of hope FC Barcelona Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi. However, the wound from previous setbacks in the European Cup has grown even more. on his way, Barcelona is humiliated by Bayern Munich by Thomas Muller and Phil Coutinho. 2-8 defeat for the CatalansPerhaps the worst European setback in the club’s history.

In 2021, under the leadership of Ronald KoemanThings haven’t worked out yet. the worst, Barcelona are out of the round of 16by one of his juror competitors, Paris Saint-Germain taken by Kylian Mbappe (5-2 cumulative). This season will be Messi’s last in the Catalan shirt.

Barcelona in C3 for nearly two decades

This season, Barcelona failed to pass UEFA Champions League groupsIt ended up in the European League. The first in 18 years.

club, In complete rebuildingHe can console himself C3 عنوان address, given the preferred position he occupied. But’Eintracht Frankfurt I decided otherwise. In short, the curse of Barcelona continues more than ever.

Barcelona managed to climb the slope in the league, ascending to 2nd place in the rankingbehind the real madrid. Xavi’s men are gradually recovering, but they will have to wait until next season to try. Look for the colors in the European Cup.

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