Barcelona supervisor Xavi Hernandez has complained over the variety of away followers throughout the membership’s Europa League conflict in opposition to Eintracht Frankfurt on Thursday night time.
The Catalan membership crashed out of the Europa League after shedding 3-2 (4-3 on agg) at residence to the German membership in an evening their latest good run got here to an finish.
The presence of away followers at Camp Nou, who stayed to have a good time lengthy after the ultimate whistle, was a priority for the previous midfielder.
“I was expecting 70,000 or 80,000 cules here but it wasn’t like that,” Xavi instructed reporters. “The club is checking what happened.”
Ronald Araujo added to Movistar+: “I’m surprised there are so many German fans in the stadium. The club will have to look at that.”
30,000 Eintracht Frankfurt followers marching by means of Barcelona on their technique to the Camp Nou. All in white.
— Felix Tamsut (@ftamsut) April 14, 2022
Barcelona have been favourites going into the match, however Flip Kostic’s fourth-minute opener modified the temper at Camp Nou.
The hosts couldn’t reply in time, permitting the Germans to regulate the match for lengthy durations earlier than including a second within the thirty sixth minute.
Kostic added his second and Frankfurt‘s third with lower than 25 minutes to go, earlier than a pair of stoppage-time comfort objectives from the Blaugrana.