Twitter questions Luis Enrique after humiliating Barcelona defeat

Barcelona manager Luis Enrique

Barcelona 1-2 Deportivo Alaves was certainly something of a shock. So how does Luis Enrique get out of this one?

Barcelona manager Luis Enrique

Just a few short weeks into the 2016/17 campaign and we may have already witnessed the shock of the season. Barcelona just don’t do this. The oft-infallible Catalan kings do not lose to newly promoted teams. Not at home.

In fact, it is almost six years to the day since the last time the unthinkable happened, the once relevant Paraguayan striker Nelson Haedo Valdez netting twice to condemn Pep Guardiola’s trophy-hoarding team of a generation to the most embarrassing defeat in their recent history.

Now, however, that statement is under threat. In an era where 6-0 home wins are par for the course, you would have got rather long odds on Deportivo Alaves escaping the Camp Nou with their self-esteem intact, let alone with three points. Yet that’s exactly what happened. And the world wants answers from Luis Enrique.

Barcelona manager Luis Enrique

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In fairness, Enrique held his hands up and accepted responsibility at full time. It makes a pleasant change from lambasting an innocent linesman anyway. Are you listening Mark Hughes?

Football Soccer - Barcelona v Alaves - Spanish La Liga Santander - Camp Nou stadium

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