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How the papers reacted to Barcelona’s Champions League exit at Liverpool

The Catalan giants have been given a savaging in the press

Liverpool v Barcelona - UEFA Champions League Semi Final: Second Leg Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Barcelona’s Champions League exit at the hands of Liverpool has created hundreds of headlines, and it’s fair to say the Spanish press have gone to town on Ernesto Valverde’s men.

Here’s a look at how Barcelona’s defeat has been covered in the press in Spain.

Sport have a black front cover and the headline ‘The Greatest Embarrassment in History’
AS go with ‘Anfield Thunderclap’
Mundo Deportivo only need one word to describe the action ‘Embarrassing’
Marca keep it simple and call it a ‘Historic Failure’ with a picture of Messi under the Anfield scoreboard.
La Vanguardia talk about how Barca revive Roma nightmare
Over in France - El Pais have a dejected Lionel Messi on their front cover and describe the defeat as a ‘Monumental Fiasco’
L’Esportiu said what we were all thinking: They had not learned anything

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