Real Madrid Defender David Alaba Apologizes After Barcelona Thrashing in El Classico

Real Madrid Defender David Alaba Apologizes After Barcelona Thrashing in El Classico

Godwin Nii Armah Tagoe
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:58 PM
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  • David Alaba has rendered an unqualified apology following Real Madrid's dismal showing in the El Classico against Barcelona
  • Real Madrid was handed a humbling 4-0 defeat by sworn rivals Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu
  • The 4-0 drubbing at the hands of Barcelona on Sunday evening was the first loss against the old foe in three years for the Los Blancos

Austria and Real Madrid utility player David Alaba has issued an apology on behalf of his teammates following his side's heavy loss to Barcelona.

Alaba and his teammates have been on a purple patch of form lately staging a comeback against Paris-Saint Germain in the Champions League while sealing a comprehensive win against Real Mallorca prior to the El Classico.

However, the Blaugrana had other ideas as they pummeled their archrivals at their own backyard much to the chagrin of the home supporters.

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David Alaba has apologized after Real Madrid were handed a shocking 4-0 defeat by Barcelona in last night's El Classico Photo credit: @David_Alaba
Source: Twitter

In the words of Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti, nothing went well for his side and shouldered the blame for the embarrassing defeat to the resurgent Barcelona.

But taking full responsibility for the dismal display, Alaba rendered an apology to all Madridistas - supporters of Real Madrid.

In a post on Twitter, spotted by Sports Brief, Alaba acknowledged his side were second-best against a dominant Barcelona before apologizing for the drab performance.

"Last night hurt. Defeats are part of football but this one is hard to take. It was a big disappointment for us and I'm incredibly sorry for all you Madridistas."
"We're disappointed with our performance yesterday and all we can do after the international break is step it up and work that much harder to make up for it and keep playing the season the way we have been. Hala Madrid! Hasta el final!"

Barcelona hit archrivals Real Madrid for four

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Barcelona thrashed Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabéu, beating their hosts 4-0 in La Liga.

Two goals from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang together with goals from Ferran Torres and Ronald Araújo gave The Blaugrana a dominant win over their fierce rivals.

Barcelona started much the stronger side, catching out Real Madrid. Torres looked particularly lively in the opening few minutes.

Real Madrid overcame their shock and had their first attempt at the five-minute mark. Federico Valverde found Rodygro on the edge of the box but he sent his shot wide.

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Godwin Nii Armah Tagoe is a Ligue 1, Bundesliga, and La Liga editor with five-year experience. He previously worked with Sports Corna and 360SportsGH.