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The same pit fell twice!Cancelo missed the ball in a series of defensive leaks and conceded Barcelona legend: He didn't use himself as a defender

The same pit fell twice!Cancelo missed the ball in a series of defensive leaks and conceded Barcelona legend: He didn't use himself as a defender

In the early morning of April 22, Beijing time, La Liga staged the second leg of the national derby of the season. Real Madrid defeated visiting Barcelona 3-2 at home, and extended their points lead to 11 points while also extending their lead to 11 points, and this season's La Liga title is already a certainty. In this game, Portugal international Joao Cancelo started the game and played the whole game, but the defense leaked and conceded the goal. It was the second game in a row that he had made the same mistake.

The same pit fell twice!Cancelo missed the ball in a series of defensive leaks and conceded Barcelona legend: He didn't use himself as a defender

Barcelona had a wonderful start to the game, Raphinha assisted Andreas Christensen to open the scoring in the sixth minute, and although Real Madrid equalized on penalties in the 18th minute, Fermin's follow-up shot in the second half helped Barcelona to take the lead again. However, in the 73rd minute, Vinicius's cross from the left hit the back post, and Cancelo, who plays as Barcelona's left-back, seriously missed someone, and Vazquez volleyed the goalkeeper to equalize the score. After conceding the goal, Cancelo also spread his hands to express his displeasure to his team-mates, and centre-back Araujo also unceremoniously rebuked him.

The same pit fell twice!Cancelo missed the ball in a series of defensive leaks and conceded Barcelona legend: He didn't use himself as a defender

In stoppage time, Real Madrid staged a stunner, and Barcelona finally lost 2-3. Cancelo, who played the whole game, only received a team-low score of 6.2, which did not wronged him. It is worth mentioning that this is already the second game in a row that Cancelo has made the same mistake.

The same pit fell twice!Cancelo missed the ball in a series of defensive leaks and conceded Barcelona legend: He didn't use himself as a defender

In the second leg of the Champions League quarterfinals in midweek, Barcelona was defeated 1-4 at home by Grand Paris. With a 1-0 lead, Cancelo suffered a serious leak in his defence, only to watch Barcelona veteran Dembele score an equaliser. In the second half, he fouled in the penalty area to give away a penalty to allow Grand Paris to expand the score to 3-1 and overtake the aggregate score. After that, Barcelona, who had gone on a long journey, conceded another goal and lost 1-4.

The same pit fell twice!Cancelo missed the ball in a series of defensive leaks and conceded Barcelona legend: He didn't use himself as a defender

In 2 games, 2 defensive leaks in the same position plus 1 penalty conceded, Cancelo is one of the biggest sinners of Barcelona's 2 consecutive defeats. And the loss of these two games also ruined Barcelona's efforts throughout the season. After the game, Dutch legend Van Basten bluntly said Cancelo's mistake was "incredible". Another Dutchman and Barcelona legend, Ronald de Boer, said that Cancelo only cares about playing his own football and he does not use himself as a defender at all. Now, he understands why Pep Guardiola doesn't like the Portuguese.

This season, Cancelo's overall performance at Barcelona is still very good, with 4 goals and 4 assists in 36 games in all competitions, and his assist ability is still impressive. Barcelona are also keen to buy him out, but they have a big disagreement with Manchester City on the buyout fee. But now that Cancelo's series of low-level mistakes have buried the team, Barcelona are expected to reconsider the need to buy him. It wouldn't be surprising if Cancelo were returned to Manchester City at the end of the season.

The same pit fell twice!Cancelo missed the ball in a series of defensive leaks and conceded Barcelona legend: He didn't use himself as a defender

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