He fell to the terrible Bilbao and equaled the negative record in their history Barcelona The Xavi!
The Blaugrana were beaten 4-2 in extra time in the Spanish Cup by Ernesto Valverde’s side, missing out on the semi-finals for another year.
With this particular result, the legend of the club and current coach of the Catalans, reached the 25 losses on the bench of Barca, which are the most for a Spanish coach in the history of the Catalans, thus equaling a negative record held by the long 1942!
In particular, that season, Barcelona avoided relegation at the last minute, finishing in 12th place and claimed its stay in the first category through the barrages against Murthywhich he defeated by a score 5-1 at its headquarters at the time Real Madridthe “Samartin Stadium”.
Barca coach at that time was Juan Jose Noguezwho counted the same defeats but in two and a half years in Barcelona.
The paradox of the story? Noguez the following season led Barcelona to 3rd place in the league, with the “Blaugrana” having the season 1942-43 the biggest win in the league, with the 8-0 against Celtawhile they had the privilege of having the great on their roster Mariano Martinwho emerged as the top scorer with 30 goals.
Xavi is now the Spanish manager with the joint most defeats in FC Barcelona history. ?? ???? pic.twitter.com/uyCLyUCg2a
— Football Talk (@FootballTalkHQ) January 25, 2024
Source: Sport Fm
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