Fans of Football Club Barcelona trooped to popular social media platform, Twitter to call for the sack of team’s head coach, Ernesto Valverde after a lackluster match away from home against Slavia Prague in the Champions League yesterday night.

Despite Barcelona winning 2 -1 at full time, fans questioned Valverde’s substitutions and starting lineup which they claimed made the match lack creativity, and class.

Most Barcelona fans approached the game with excitement and expectations that Barcelona will dominate the match, play world class football like they are known for and score plenty of goals as they were playing against a lower team.

The match however did not meet the expectations of fans as Slavia Prague dominated the match and thanks to Ter Stegen who made fantastic saves to deny the home team a draw or a win. Slavia were no doubt the team on the night.

After the final whistle, Barcelona star, Lionel Messi was seen walking down the tunnel angrily which many said, he was not pleased with the coach’s approach to the game.

Barca fans who could not curtail their dissatisfaction and anger at the coach’s decisions immediately took to Twitter to criticize Valverde and thereby, calling for his sack.

Below are some of the twitter reactions from the match;




Barcelona are the group leaders with 7 points and the next match is against Slavia prague at the Camp Nou.

Recall that Barcelona fans have been calling for the sack of Valverde two seasons ago after he was eliminated by Roma in a dramatic comeback fashion. Fans became angrier after he also lost to Liverpool in a surprise version.

Fans have been trending #ValverdeOut for years but the board said they still believe in him.

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