You don’t have to pinch yourself. Seriously, it actually happened.
Barcelona suffered their heaviest European defeat to date on Friday evening as Bayern Munich cruised to a terrifyingly dominant 8-2 victory, in a game that would have been a grown-up’s five-year anniversary. The back garden was like having a cookout. very seriously.
8-2. Let’s repeat that: 8-2.
Atletico Madrid lost to RB Leipzig.
Barcelona were humiliated by Bayern.
La Liga fans: pic.twitter.com/lBFEz3AU6o
— Well Best (@WellBest) August 14, 2020
Bayern Munich players line up to score against Barcelona ???#FCBFCB pic.twitter.com/795ODTrxZi
— Abu-Sadiq (@Dongarrus1) August 14, 2020
The crazy thing about this game is that it actually starts out pretty evenly. Barcelona could have scored five goals in the first ten minutes.
They forced David Alaba into an own goal, hit the post and Luis Suarez’s shot was well saved by Manuel Neuer, and it looked like we might be in for a 10-10 type of game.
I believe it will be Barcelona 5-5 Bayern Munich after the first half.
— Raphy (@Emma_rafeal) August 14, 2020
Byrne decided to keep his side of the bargain, unraveling Bargain’s defenses with frightening ease.
Thomas Müller, Ivan Parisey and Serge Ginabry were on the scoresheet in the first half, with Müller finding the back of the net twice to ensure the tie ended at half-time. Even at 4-1, it looked embarrassing for Barcelona.
If only we knew what was coming.
One of the two best footballers in world history, reaching two Champions League finals in 11 years. It really annoys me. https://t.co/TjCuYMFUoL
— Chris Daly (@ThatChris1209) August 14, 2020
Lionel Messi: The Champions League will return to Barcelona.
— Batoulissa (@batoulissa_) August 14, 2020
— Grace Robertson ?️⚧️ (@GraceOnFootball) August 14, 2020
Barcelona is in Spain but without the ‘S’
— Troll Football (@TrollFootball) August 14, 2020
The worst was yet to come for Barça. Joshua Kimmich fired home after a run by Alfonso Davies that could have forced Nelson Semedo into early retirement, before Robert Lewandowski beat the offside trap to head home.
And the worst was yet to come.
Off the bench came Philippe Coutinho – the same Coutinho who joined Barca for £142m, was deemed a flop and sent on loan to Bayern – and scored. twice. You can’t make these things up.
Barcelona paid £142,000,000 for a player in the Champions League quarter-finals and scored two and upset another against them.
— DaveOCKOP (@DaveOCKOP) August 14, 2020
Interviewer: Coutinho, why did you score against your own team tonight?
Coutinho: It’s not my fault. I will only be treated unfairly 8-2.
Barcelona fans: #FCBFCB pic.twitter.com/Haf0QEA4jU
— LUQMAN (@IamShola_best) August 14, 2020
Coutinho after today’s game: https://t.co/gS5eL2Omtv
— ?²⁴ (@R24AFC) August 14, 2020
There are many things that will not be quickly forgotten from this game. We will talk about it for a long, long time.
However, the best thing to come out of the whole thing?
This will soon be proven hilariously wrong but: a lot of people are writing off the Barcelona imho entirely.
— Jack Pittbrook (@jackpitbrook) August 14, 2020
Literally three minutes before the beating began. Comic timing at its finest.
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