Barcelona boss Xavi Hernandez was not happy after his team's performance against Arsenal and had some words for Mikel Arteta.
Barcelona began their preparations for the new season, a week later than intended after their game against Juventus last week was canceled.
Arsenal, on the other hand, had four games under their belt and Mikel Arteta's men looked the sharper, hungrier side.
Arsenal too good for Barcelona
Both sides traded goals but ultimately the Gunners came out on top. In the post-match interview, Xavi was not impressed by Arsenal's tactics.
Xavi on Arsenal's tactics
"The intensity Arsenal put in was too much, too many fouls for a pre-season game"
When pressed further Xavi continued:
"I understand that everyone wants to win, but I told Arteta that it looked like a Champions League match. The intensity that they put was too high."
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