La Liga 2021-22: Barcelona lose to Genuine Betis 1-0 before important Bayern journey

Real Betis' Midfielder Cristian Tello (Second From Left), And Teammates Sergio Canales (Centre) Andr
Image Source: AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES Real Betis’ midfielder Cristian Tello (2nd from left), and teammates Sergio Canales (centre) Andres Guardado commemorate after Juanmi’s goal against Barcelona at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on Saturday night.


  • Barcelona lost their very first match under supervisor and club legend Xavi Hernandez
  • The defeat left the group in seventh place and in risk of falling further behind leader Genuine Madrid
  • Barcelona check out Bayern on Wednesday requiring win to guarantee their location in the Champions League RO16

Barcelona lost their first match under Xavi Hernández when it fell to Real Betis 1-0 in your home right before their crucial journey to Bayern Munich.

Striker Juanmi Jiménez ended up off a well-orchestrated counterattack to take Betis’ winner in the 79th minute at Camp Nou on Saturday night. Barcelona had actually won twice and drawn when given that Xavi took control of as coach from Ronald Koeman. The defeat left the team in seventh place and in risk of falling even further behind leader Real Madrid, which dipped into Real Sociedad later on.

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Barcelona visits Bayern on Wednesday needing a win to guarantee its place in the Champions League round of 16. Bayern, which is currently certified as the group winner, beat Barcelona 3-0 in their very first meeting this season.

If it loses, Barcelona would need Benfica to not beat Dynamo Kyiv to prevent removal.

Before kickoff, Barcelona player Alexia Putellas presented the 65,000-plus fans her Ballón d’Or for the world’s best females’s player.

Barcelona lost teen skill Gavi Páez in the 34th when he needed to be hauled off after apparently feeling dizzy following the powerful impact of a ball to his head.

Manuel Pellegrini’s Betis increased into third place, right behind crosstown competing Sevilla, which beat Villarreal 1-0 thanks to an objective from Lucas Ocampos.

Sevilla and Villareal likewise have key Champions League matches this week. Sevilla must win at Salzburg to proceed, while Villarreal plays Atalanta needing a draw to advance.

Released at Sun, 05 Dec 2021 03:06:06 -0600