LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA) – Barcelona’s manager, Xavi, didn’t mince words when assessing his team’s surprising loss to Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League.
The Ukrainian side’s victory tightened the Group H race, leaving Barcelona and Porto just three points ahead of Shakhtar.
Xavi expressed his disappointment, emphasizing the need for a higher level of intensity, proper interpretation of the game, and a mental reset.
He acknowledged the team’s recent struggles and vowed to focus on helping the players regain confidence and form.
Barcelona faces a critical match against Alaves in La Liga as they aim to keep pace with league leaders Girona.