Robert Lewandowski was pointed out as the culprit behind Barcelona’s poor performance this season.
Barcelona failed to advance to the final after losing 0-4 in the second leg of the 2022/2023 season Copa del Rey semifinal against Real Madrid held at Camp Nou in Barcelona먹튀검증, Spain on the 6th (Korean time).
There are no more tournaments left. Following the Champions League and Europa League, the Copa del Rey suffered the agony of elimination and lost the chance to win additional cups.
As a Barcelona fan, you have no choice but to be disappointed. He expected more than three gold medals by winning the Super Cup and leading the La Liga, but he could hardly use his strength in the tournament.
Lewandowski was not free from criticism. Despite playing full-time in the second leg of the Copa del Rey semifinal against Real, his presence was not felt at all.
He contrasted with Karim Benzema, who scored a hat-trick. Benzema scored a hat-trick that day, making Lewandowski even more pitiful.
This is not the first time Lewandowski’s big match slump. He was also criticized for his silence in the Champions League 2 match against Bayern Munich.
The situation was the same in the Europa League. He only scored one goal from a penalty kick in two consecutive matches against Manchester United (Man United). Lewandowski’s silence caused Barcelona to quickly exit the European stage.
The media also voiced criticism. On the 7th, Spain’s ‘Diario As’ said, “Barcelona recruited Lewandowski as their flagship striker. However, he pointed out that his performance in the big matches this season is not satisfactory.”
“It may be a harsh criticism, given that he scored against Inter Milan and Manchester United. But Barcelona fans would have expected more from Lewandowski.