Alejandro Garnacho of Manchester United has added salt to Barcelona’s wounds after they suffered yet another defeat in a European clash.
At Old Trafford, the Blaugrana lost 2-1 to United after taking the lead through Robert Lewandowski.
However, goals from Fred and Antony in the second half turned the game in United’s favour. While Garnacho was introduced in the final 23 minutes.
The Instagram post by Alejandro Garnacho
After the game, he posted a picture to Instagram with the caption “the big team goes through”.
He also made a reference to Pedri and imitated the binocular celebration that the Barcelona midfielder is known for.
The Spain international was replaced in the 2-2 tie last week due to an injury that prevented him from playing in the 2nd leg.
After the game, Xavi Hernandez opined that Pedri’s presence on the park might have changed the outcome.
Garnacho grew up in Spain, played for Atletico Madrid earlier, and may have developed a grudge against Barcelona because of this.
The 18-year-old won’t likely be welcomed with open arms the following times he now visits Camp Nou.
What’s next for Manchester United and Barcelona?
At one end, Man United will be looking forward to end their 6-year trophy draught. On the other hand, Barca will look to increase their lead at the top of the league table
The Red Devils have back-to-back crucial matches lined up one after the other. Next up for Erik Ten Hag’s team is a Carabao Cup final clash against the surprise package Newcastle United.
Thereafter, United will lock horns with the Hammers in the 5th round of the other domatic title FA Cup.
Meanwhile, Barcelona have a Copa del Rey semi-final to be played against their arch-rivals Real Madrid. But before that the La Liga leaders will face Almeria on Sunday.