Robert Lewandowski allegedly had an altercation with Barcelona teammate Ansu Fati after Thursday’s 2-1 defeat against manchester united in it European League.
The Catalan team faced the second leg of the knockout round in the playoff tied 2-2 with the 20-time English champions, and Lewandowski commanded xaviThe Manchester side took a 3-2 lead in the tie when he scored from the penalty spot in the first half of the clash in Manchester.
However, Fred tied the scores early in the second period before anthony he came up with the winning goal for Man United who advanced to the round of 16 stage of the competition.
According ASLewandowski confronted Fati in the dressing room after the match, with the Polish international unhappy that the young Spaniard had jumped in front of him to receive a cross. Ferran Torres.
Barcelona had a golden opportunity to register in the closing stages of the game at Old Trafford when Torres delivered a dangerous ball into the Man United box, but Fati was unable to make proper contact with his head when Lewandowski was arguably in a better position.
The report ensures that with ‘good manners and without harshness’, Lewandowski confronted Fati, alleging that it was the second time that he took away an opportunity.
The Barcelona number nine played the full 90 minutes at Old Trafford, but Fati was only featured for the final 15 minutes, with the 20-year-old struggling to regain his form this season.
Fati has only managed six goals and three assists in 34 matches across all competitions, and will miss Sunday night against Almeria in La Liga with a knee injury picked up in training.
Lewandowski, meanwhile, has scored 25 goals and registered six assists in his 30 appearances for the Catalan side since joining from Bayern Munich last summer.
Barcelona manager Xavi was asked about Lewandowski, who was frustrated by the final whistle at Old Trafford, during his press conference ahead of Sunday’s match with Almeria.
“I did not speak to anyone individually. I spoke to the group, we have to be proud of the way we compete. I think we were in a good position against a good team like Manchester United, but things like that can happen. now they are thinking positively of Almería”, the coach told reporters.
“He understands that it is a medium/long-term project. He is pending his whereabouts. We have made a change from last year to now. At the moment, we only have one title -the Super Cup-, but we want more.”
Xavi also said he was “hopeful” to have Fati available for next week’s Copa del Rey semi-final first leg with Real Madrid, as the attacker’s knee problem is not serious.
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