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Barcelona lose at Vallecano as Depay misses penalty to leave Koeman on brink

BARCELONA suffered another humiliating loss as they were humbled 1-0 by minnows Vallecano.

Man Utd and Chelsea flop Radamel Falcao scored the only goal of the game as Memphis Depay missed a penalty to leave Ronald Koeman on the brink.

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Memphis Depay missed a penalty as Barcelona lost 1-0 to VallecanoCredit: Getty
The pressure continues to build on Ronald Koeman, who has lost three of his last four league games

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The pressure continues to build on Ronald Koeman, who has lost three of his last four league gamesCredit: Getty

Barcelona named a strong starting XI including summer arrival Sergio Aguero.

But despite dominating possession with nearly 70 per cent of the ball, they could only muster one shot on target.

Vallecano took their chance in the 30th minute when Falcao fired home a clever finish.

And Barca’s woes continued as Depay, another summer arrival, missed a second-half penalty to level the scores.

Barcelona have now lost two on the trot following Sunday’s 2-1 defeat to Real Madrid.

And after being beaten 2-0 by Atletico Madrid at the start of October, they have been defeated in three of their last four league matches.

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September also saw Barcelona hammered in the Champions League 3-0 by both Bayern Munich and Benfica.

And the pressure is now intensifying on beleaguered boss Koeman.

Fans mobbed the Dutchman’s car after Sunday’s Clasico defeat at the Nou Camp.

But Spanish outlet Sport claims Barca chiefs will not take any action ‘for the moment’ on his future.

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Barcelona now sit ninth in LaLiga after collecting just four wins from ten games.

They are already six points off leaders and rivals Real.

And Barca’s next three league games are sure to be crucial to Koeman’s future, with the Catalans taking on Alaves, Celta Vigo and Espanyol.

Huge mob of furious Barcelona fans surround Ronald Koeman’s car outside Nou Camp after El Clasico defeat to Real Madrid



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