Lionel Messi

Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi has blamed himself and his teammates for their UEFA Champions League 4-0 defeat to Liverpool at Anfield last season.

Barcelona blew a three-goal lead in the second leg of their Champions League semi-final encounter against the Premier League giants.

Jurgen Klopp's side ran out 4-0 winners to reach the Champions League final, which they went on to win 2-0 against Tottenham.

"The Liverpool thing was our fault," Messi told RAC 1 on Wednesday.

"It came after the Roma incident. We got a mental block as the Rome defeat came to mind.

"We got worse and worse and it wasn't because of the coach.

"The club decided that he should continue and I think that for everyone it was a joy because we support him and love him, like Luis Enrique or the coaches who came before him."

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