Barcelona manager, Xavi Hernandez has told his stars that they put in their “worst performance of the season” after losing 1-0 at Almeria on Sunday.
The La Liga leaders missed a huge chance to move 10 points clear of rivals, Real Madrid who played out a draw in the derby on Saturday.
El Bilal Toure scored the crucial goal in the 24th minute to end Barcelona’s 13- game unbeaten streak in the league.
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It is only the second time Barca have tasted defeat in La Liga.
“I am really angry. It was the worst game of the season from my point of view.
“It was a day to make a statement in LaLiga, and there is no excuse.
“There was no intensity, there was not even a desire to win, and that worries me.
“We slipped up and we apologise to the fans,” Xavi said.
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