- Spanish giants Barcelona on Wednesday night, December 8, crashed out in the Champions League to Europa League
- Xavi and his wards suffered a 3-0 defeat against Bayern Munich and they finished third in Group E behind Benfica and the German giants
- Bayern Munich star Thomas Muller explained that Barcelona players found it difficult for them to cope
Thomas Muller of Bayern Munich has mocked Barcelona players claiming that they can't cope with the intensity of top football following their crashing out in the Champions League.
It was a bad night for Barcelona players and their fans on Wednesday, December 8, as they suffered embarrassing 3-0 defeat against Bayern Munich which sent them out of the UCL.
A win for Barcelona in Germany would have helped the Catalans secure a place in the Champions League knockout stage, but they were humiliated by their hosts who gave them no breathing space on the pitch.
When did Bayern Munich score their goals?
Bayern Munich started the encounter against Barcelona impressively, but the German champions had to wait until the 34th minute before netting the first goal through Thomas Muller.
Leroy Sane made things sour for Barcelona fans in the 43rd minute when he scored the second goal as Bayern players went into the dressing room with 2-goal lead at end of first half.
What happened in the second half?
Barcelona players tried their best in the second half, but the hosts took the game beyond them and got their third goal in the 62nd minute through Jamal Musiala.
Thomas Muller's reaction about Barcelona
"I think Barça can't cope with the intensity. Technically, they have it all, they are great players tactically and technically, but they can't cope with the intensity in top football."
Panic at Old Trafford as top Man United striker agrees to join Barcelona
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Veteran Man United striker Edinson Cavani could be on his way out of the club after reportedly agreeing to join Barcelona.
Cavani's current deal with the Red Devils is set to expire at the end of the ongoing season, having been convinced to stay for another year by former boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
However, unlike in his first season at Old Trafford, the former Paris Saint-Germain forward has endured a disappointing campaign this season, with injuries taking a huge toll on his form.
The Uruguay international has scored just once this term, managing five appearances across competitions.
Source: Sports Brief News