Lionel Messi became the Barca player with the most Clasico appearances on Sunday. He has moved past Xavi in the list and appeared in the fixture 43 times.
Barcelona director Guillermo Amor said Real Madrid didn’t deserve to win El Clasico. He explained: “They pushed up and they pressed us. Their idea was to stop the game. They pressed and created chances. It proved costly for us, but I don’t think they deserved the win.”
Francisco Trincão was on target again for Braga at the weekend. The forward, who will move to Barca in the summer, scored in a 2-1 win over Maritimo.
Barcelona manager Quique Setien rejected suggestions his team are too reliant on captain Lionel Messi after Sunday’s 2-0 defeat to Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Real Madrid made the most of a lifeless performance from Lionel Messi to take all three points against Barcelona in El Clasico.
Gerard Pique had a bit of a pop at Real Madrid after Sunday’s defeat. He said Zinedine Zidane’s team’s display “was the worst Madrid I’ve faced at the Bernabéu.”