Barca successfully get rid of the defending champion, Real Madrid after a 2-2 draw in the quarterfinal second leg at Camp Nou on Thursday (26 / 1). Los Cules advanced to the semifinals after a 4-3 aggregate win.
El Mundo newspaper sites released recordings from Barca TV, which showed that Xavi said tayangannya Madrid player as a loser. The comment was apparently in the aftermath of the Los Merengues criticism over the performance of the referee in the match.
“In the locker room, they (complain). They are amazing – they do not know how to accept defeat,” said the Spanish players.
Furthermore, Xavi blasted a rough tackle on Messi Diarra at the end of the first half, which he called like animals. He protested to the referee for not giving a second yellow card to France’s international players.
“I told him, you just give Messi a yellow card and now a second, what happens? Him a red card,” said Xavi to the referee, Fernando Teixeira.
“That’s the fault of the player, especially if you do a tackle like a beast,” he added.
Assistant coach of Madrid, Aitor Karanka Xavi immediately respond to these comments. He asserted that his team knew how to accept defeat.
“Of course Real Madrid know how to accept defeat, but not in that way,” said he, representing coach Jose Mourinho. So proclaimed Yahoosports.