Barcelona locked horns with Eibar on Tuesday, hoping they can grab all the three points and climb to third place on the La Liga table.
with a thumping 2-0 result and pavedBarcelona
the way to show their return isn’t an empty promise. The Blaugrana foughtEibar
without their legend
, who is rested due to a knee injury he sustained.
It was a shame because we lost all three points,
said post-match believing to be responsible for the opponent’s goal.
[The goal] was a fast play – I didn’t realise the forward was so close. We play high and losing the ball in those areas is dangerous, we take that risk. These mistakes have to do with concentration and they cannot be conceded. I take responsibility.
“We must have confidence and get up. We are Barcelona and we are going to fight until the end. We cannot say that we cannot fight for La Liga, although today we wanted the three points
Barcelona had the chance to grab the lead early doors. When Araujo was fouled after the VAR check, and
was gifted a penalty which failed to meet the back of the net.
Araujo made a howler allowing Kike Garcia to help his side take the lead. Barcelona pushed for an equalizer in the 67th minute, letting both parties earn one point from the draw.