Wed, 15 Sep 2021 14:56:50 GMT
On the face of it, a 3-0 thrashing by Bayern was an improvement for Barcelona. The last time they faced the German champions in Big Cup they played out an acid trip in football form, losing 8-2 and allowing their own £100m player to rub bratwurst into the wounds with two late goals against them. But at least back then there had been a dash of excitement and a modicum of expectation. Fast forward just over a year and Lionel Messi, Luis Suárez, Antoine Griezmann and All Hope have abandoned them. They had five shots on target last year in Lisbon. On Tuesday night, they had none. At home.
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