The Blaugrana team did not end a season without lifting at least one trophy since 2008.
Barcelona he finished a season again without winning a title 12 years after the last time. The team of Quique Setien said goodbye to Champions League after a resounding defeat to Bayern Munich in Lisbon and closed the 2019-20 campaign without lifting any trophy, something that had not happened since the 2007-08 academic year, the last of Frank Rijkaard leading the team.
Before the Portugal debacle, the Blaugrana team had been left without the LaLiga championship, without the Copa del Rey and without the Spanish Super Cup. Second in the championship, out in the quarterfinals in the Cup, and eliminated against Atlético de Madrid in the Super Cup.
In the 2007-08 campaign, a Barça that was too disarmed collectively was 10 points behind second place, which turned out to be Villarreal, and 18 units from the champion, Merengue. In the Cup, the Culés lost in the semis against Valencia, and in the Champions they said goodbye to Manchester United in the same instance.
It should be remembered that Setién took the Barcelona bench at the beginning of 2020, after the Catalan board fired Ernesto Valverde despite being the leader of LaLiga. Not even with Gerardo Martino, who lasted only a year, the Catalans had been left blank, since they won the Super Cup.
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