Barcelona dressing room reaction to Real Madrid loss not angry enough – Gundogan

Barcelona midfielder Ilkay Gundogan reacts after defeat to Real Madrid in El Clasico at Montjuic in October 2023.
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Barcelona midfielder Ilkay Gundogan has hit out at the dressing room reaction after Saturday's 2-1 defeat to Real Madrid in El Clasico, saying he expected to see "more frustration, more anger and more disappoinment" after such an important loss.

Gundogan gave Barcelona an early lead at Montjuic with his first goal for the Catalan club, but Jude Bellingham scored a screamer midway through the second half to equalise and sealed victory for Madrid with a winner in added time.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.