RONALD KOEMAN’S Barcelona reign hit a brand new low as sub Alvaro Negredo took simply 44 SECONDS to clinch an historic Cadiz win.
Ex-Manchester Metropolis striker Alvaro Negredo punished an evening of stunning Barca defending to go away the Spanish giants 12 factors off LaLiga leaders Atletico Madrid.
Cadiz mob matchwinner Alvaro Negredo after he lifted them to fifth and dumped Barcelona 12 factors off leaders Atletico MadridCredit score: EPA
Barcelona supervisor Ronaldo Koeman is beneath mounting strain after Cadiz ended his facet’s mini-revivalCredit score: AP:Related Press
Alvaro Negredo may hardly imagine his luck as he pounced for a 62nd minute winner towards Barca, straight after approaching for CadizCredit score: Reuters
Underneath-fire Koeman performed for Barcelona the final time Cadiz beat them – in 1991.
And this stunning 2-1 defeat ripped away what had appeared a mini-revival of six wins in seven video games.
To make the night worse, fierce rivals Actual Madrid ended a three-match winless run in LaLiga – an personal objective from Sevilla keeper Yassine Bounou lifting them six factors above Koeman’s males.
Barca have gained all 5 of their Champions League group matches however Lionel Messi and Co are simply seventh within the prime flight, with 4 losses in ten video games.
And Barca midfield anchorman Sergio Busquets, 32, admitted: “It’s numerous defeats so it’s worrying.
“It’s true that there’s a lengthy strategy to go however we maintain slipping up.
“We reacted to the primary objective and we had the ball and the possibilities however when it appeared we would get the following objective we conceded once more by means of one other mistake.”
In distinction to Barca’s shock plight, this victory was nearly as good because it has ever acquired for Cadiz.
Barcelona famous person Lionel Messi had a irritating evening as a 2-1 defeat dropped the Spanish giants to seventh place in LaLigaCredit score: Reuters
Cadiz subs and employees have a good time after a well-known victory over flailing BarcelonaCredit score: Reuters
The promoted facet now sit 4 factors above Barca after their first top-flight dwelling win of any kind for 14 years.
Barcelona’s knack of conceding mushy targets this season continued as Oscar Mingueza’s poor header from a nook let in former Birmingham Metropolis frontman Alvaro Gimenez for an eighth-minute opener.
Messi lastly sparked a leveller 12 minutes after the break, squirming free to tee up Jordi Alba for a cross that Pedro Alcala deflected into his personal internet.
However extra ridiculous rearguard antics promptly sunk Barca.
Having been put beneath strain by Alba’s throw, Clement Lenglet failed spectacularly to regulate it.
The ball spiralled off the France centre-back’s knee in the direction of keeper Marc Andre ter Stegen – as Negredo got here sniffing.
And it was Negredo who acquired there first, with Barca midfielder Frenkie de Jong lunging in useless.