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FC Barcelona News: 25 October 2021; Barça lose El Clásico, Frenkie De Jong suffers injury

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FC Barcelona 1-2 Real Madrid: Defeat in a tight Clásico - FC Barcelona
Sunday’s Clásico was an excruciatingly tight game of football that either side could have won. Over the 90 minutes, neither team was clearly superior to the other.

Gavi sets Clásico record - FC Barcelona
It’s been a record-breaking Clásico for Gavi. In his first game against Real Madrid at senior level at the age of just 17 years and 79 days, he has become the second youngest player to appear in the fixture in the 20th century, only topped by Ansu Fati, and the youngest of all to actually start the game.

Camp Nou responds - FC Barcelona
All week, FC Barcelona had been stressing the importance of filling the Camp Nou for the game with Real Madrid, and on Sunday the fans did not disappoint. The crowd of 86,422 was the biggest since the pandemic, and the atmosphere was as good as the Clásico warrants.

Busquets feels Barça deserved more after another Clasico defeat - SPORT
Sergio Busquets feels Barcelona did not deserve to lose Sunday's Clasico to Real Madrid after going down 2-1 at Camp Nou. Goals from David Alaba and Lucas Vazquez wrapped up the three points for Madrid, with Sergio Aguero's first Barça goal proving nothing more than a consolation.

Ronald Koeman equals El Clasico defeat record from 1935/36 - Football Espana
Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman has equalled an 85-year losing record for the club following their El Clasico defeat to Real Madrid. Los Blancos secured a 2-1 win at the Camp Nou as Koeman’s own miserable record in the biggest game in Spanish football continued into the 2021/22 season.

Barcelona condemn fan El Clasico protests aimed at Ronald Koeman - Football Espana
Barcelona have criticised a section of their fans for targeting Ronald Koeman outside the Camp Nou tonight. Koeman’s side slipped to a 2-1 El Clasico defeat against Real Madrid in Catalonia with the Dutchman continuing to come under pressure for his poor performance this season.

Frenkie de Jong suffers El Clasico injury blow - Football Espana
Barcelona star Frenkie de Jong has suffered a further injury setback in their 2-1 El Clasico defeat to Real Madrid. La Blaugrana suffered another loss to their age old rivals in weekend action with Dutch star de Jong completing 77 minutes for Ronald Koeman’s side at the Camp Nou.

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