Barcelona Set to Miss Out on €52.7 Million Payout if Catalan Club Gets Eliminated From UEFA Champions League

Barcelona Set to Miss Out on €52.7 Million Payout if Catalan Club Gets Eliminated From UEFA Champions League

  • Barcelona could miss out on €52.7million payout if they fail to progress from the UEFA Champions League group stage
  • The Catalan giants have managed just one win from their opening three matches after suffering a shock 1-0 loss to Inter Milan
  • Barcelona must need to win their three remaining matches to stand a good chance of progressing to the next round of the Champions League

Barcelona’s financial woes could suffer another major dent if the Catalan club fails to progress from the UEFA Champions League group stage.

The La Liga giants have endured a disappointing start to their 2022/23 Champions League campaign, losing two of their three opening group games and they stand a chance of getting eliminated early.

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Barcelona stands a chance of missing out on the Champions League Round of 16 for the consecutive season. Photo by Anadolu Agency
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According to Barca Universal, Barcelona risk losing out on a €52.7million payout if they are eliminated from the Champions League group stage.

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UEFA is set to reward teams who qualify for the Round of 16 with €9.6 million, while quarter-finalists will be awarded €10.6 million and semi-finalists will get €12.5 million.

Barcelona must now win their three remaining matches to be sure of qualifying for the Round of 16 or risk getting eliminated from the Champions League group stage for the second consecutive season.

Barcelona are outraged by the refereeing in their loss to Inter

Barcelona have still not moved on from their shock 1-0 Champions League loss to Inter Milan as the Catalan club is said to still be furious with the officiating of the crunch tie.

According to Marca, both the Barcelona players and the coaching staff were furious with the refereeing of the Slovenian Slavko Vincic after some decisions didn’t go their way.

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Slavko Vincic had disallowed a Pedri goal for a handball by Ansu Fati in the build-up while also waving away calls for two penalty decisions which angered the Barcelona officials.

Barcelona to lodge an official complaint to UEFA over poor officiating

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Barcelona are appalled by the refereeing decisions that happened in their shock 1-0 loss to Inter Milan in the Champions League and are set to take the matter to UEFA.

Hakan Calhanoglu’s first-half goal proved to be the difference between both sides as Barcelona succumbed to their second consecutive loss in the Champions League group stage.

Barcelona had a chalked-off after Pedri’s strike was ruled out for handball, while the referee also waved aside two penalty appeals from the Catalan giants in the game.

Source: SportsBrief.com