Bartomeu tweets Barca defence

Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu has taken to Twitter to defend the club after losing to Real Valladolid.

La Blaugrana were beaten 1-0 by the relegation strugglers and the reaction from fans, particularly in correspondence with the Catalonian Press, has been fierce.

A Mundo Deportivo poll said more than three quarters of respondents blamed the players and not Coach Tata Martino for the result.

But Bartomeu called for unity on the social media site.

“This group has shown that the know how to overcome difficult moments, on and off the pitch. We believe in them until the end,” Bartomeu wrote.

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