Lionel Messi WRONG in analysis of Barcelona defeat at Liverpool - EPSN expert

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Lionel Messi WRONG in analysis of Barcelona defeat at Liverpool - EPSN expert

That is as indicated by ESPN savant Shaka Hislop. 

Messi and his Barca co-stars looked well on their way to another Champions League last subsequent to taking a 3-0 lead to Anfield prior this month. 

In any case, Liverpool stunned the footballing scene by beating the Catalan outfit 4-0 in the second leg, booking their place in the current week's last with Tottenham. 

Messi opened up on the circumstance in a question and answer session on Friday evening, saving Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde of any fault. 

"I think the mentor has completed a noteworthy activity," he said. 

"I think in that disposal against Liverpool, he is basically irreproachable. We are the main ones to fault for that coordinate. 

"It was grievous the match we played, the picture we abandoned." 

Messi's remarks came after it was guaranteed: 

In any case, Hislop trusts the Argentinian wasn't right to hang his colleagues out to dry like that following the stun rout. 

"I'm not entirely certain," he said of Messi's remarks. 

"The reason I'm this dubious is on the grounds that this was certifiably not a unique case. 


"We saw precisely this a year prior. 

"What's more, as much as I identify with Lionel Messi and how he feels about Valverde, that hasn't been quite a bit of a mystery throughout the most recent few years that he's a Valverde fan and might want to see him remain. 

"I think the other test for Barcelona is, on the off chance that you dispose of Valverde, who's going to come in? 

"I don't think there are any names that rung a bell, unquestionably not at this moment. 

"Yet, for me, Valverde needs to bear a portion of the fault. 

"Presently, once more, in the event that it was only the Liverpool game, you could state 'well, OK'. 

"In any case, for it to occur against Roma a year prior and for him to have a comparable reaction, or absence of, for Barcelona last season to go undefeated up until their last away game against Levante and for some ludicrous reason you leave Lionel Messi at home, that is on the administrator." 

Messi and Barcelona endured more glass anguish on Saturday as they lost the Copa del Rey last to Valencia.