Pique hits out at booing Barcelona fans and says ‘I am hurt a lot’ by their actions in woeful 3-0 defeat to Bayern


GERARD PIQUE says he’s ‘hurt a lot’ by the booing Barcelona fans all by means of their 3-0 Champions League defeat to Bayern Munich at the Nou Camp.

A little bit of the 40,000-strong Barca crowd centered Sergi Roberto, booing the midfielder for his poor effectivity.

Pique and co failed to seal out LewandowskiCredit: GETTY IMAGES
Sergi Roberto was targeted by some fans
Sergi Roberto was centered by some fansCredit: EPA

Bayern – who beat Barcelona 8-2 after they closing met – ran riot as shortly as as quickly as additional to embarrass the hosts in their non-public as soon as extra yard.

Thomas Muller opened the scoring in the primary half earlier than serial objective scorer Robert Lewandowski bagged a brace in the second to seal the win.

Barcelona in the meantime failed to have a single shot heading in the right direction.

The dwelling supporters took their frustration out on Roberto, undoubtedly definitely certainly one of 16 who graced the pitch on Tuesday.

After the sport, vice-captain Pique launched a passionate defence of his team-mate on Spanish TV and hit out at the boo-boys.

He talked about: “The whistles in the course of Sergi Roberto are hurtful.


“I’d love to remind folks that he’s a midfielder, not a winger. He has made a sacrifice to adapt to that place on the pitch.

“People are free to categorical themselves nonetheless I don’t equivalent to the whistles, they don’t assist.

“I do know the individual, he’s a spectacular human being and he needs bigger than one factor for this membership to get hold of success.

“I am hurt a lot by this.”

The membership legend – who took a pay lower so the membership may register summer time season signings Memphis Depay and Eric Garcia – furthermore admitted that Lionel Messi-less Barca aren’t favourites to win the rivals.

He added: “Right now we simply is not going to be among the many many many favourites for the Champions League, nonetheless nothing occurs as a outcomes of we aren’t.

“Sometimes we have been among the favourites but we have not succeeded. Last year who said would be the favourite?

“Football modifications a lot, they’re moods. They are. They have been collectively for a few years, with expertise and we’re what we’re…4 or 5 18-year-olds have come out.

“This is our reality. I don’t want to excuse myself. We are Barça. We will see at the end of the season if, we will end up competing.”

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