Cadiz handed Barcelona their second dwelling loss in a row with a shock 1-0 win over the Catalans on the Camp Nou on Monday night time.
Barca had been booted from the Europa League on Thursday after a 3-2 loss to Eintracht Frankfurt noticed them exit the competitors 4-3 on combination. Previous to the defeat by Frankfurt, Xavi Hernandez’s aspect had gone unbeaten in 15 video games.
The hosts actually by no means received getting into entrance of a disgruntled crowd as the primary half ended scoreless, however Cadiz took a stunning lead early within the second half when Lucas Perez scored from shut vary after a scramble in entrance of Marc-Andre ter Stegen‘s purpose.
Barcelona pushed for the equaliser, however Cadiz stood agency and noticed out the match because the hosts fell additional adrift within the standings and put their possibilities of ending within the Champions League locations in jeopardy.
Ter Stegen saved Barca on a number of events earlier than substitute Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang virtually snatched some extent for Barcelona who’ve now misplaced two dwelling video games in a row for the primary time since 2003.
It was a primary loss in 16 LaLiga video games for Barca, who had additionally gained their final seven in a row, scoring 22 objectives alongside the way in which.
“We had the chances, more than enough to take the three points, but we have to rise from this and think about the next games,” Xavi stated. “We have to change our form as soon as possible. We have got back into the Champions League places but we have to keep going.
“It is a very dangerous week for us and we have to change the dynamic as quickly as doable.”
In the meantime, the three factors had been huge for Cadiz, who moved out of the relegation zone and into sixteenth place within the standings on 31 factors.