Barcelona boss, Xavi Hernandez, has stated that his staff might go away with their ‘heads held excessive’ after dropping 3-2 in opposition to Actual Madrid within the Spanish Tremendous Cup semi-final tie on Wednesday.
Actual Madrid defeated Barcelona on the King Fahd Stadium in Riyadh, thanks to 3 objectives from Vinicius Junior, Karim Benzema and Federico Valverde.
Luuk de Jong and Ansu Fati scored for Barcelona in the course of the encounter.
Talking after the sport, Xavi stated at this post-match press convention,
“It was clear that it was a day after we confirmed braveness and took duty with the ball.
“In the present day was a day to exit together with your head held excessive regardless of the defeat.”
“We had been superior to Madrid in lots of moments. It’s two totally different emotions.
“A really dangerous feeling of defeat, however then again, we will really feel very happy with the sport. We want slightly extra persistence.”
Barcelona’s subsequent fixture is in opposition to Athletic Membership within the Copa del Rey on January 19.