BARCELONA have cried foul over Malaga after their coach and owner made comments allegedly suggesting they will allow Real Madrid to win their game at the club.
Bitter rivals Barca and Real are tied at the top of La Liga after last night’s round of games.
They also played out an epic 3-2 tussle on Sunday night as Barcelona won thanks to a last-minute winner from Lionel Messi.
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And both sides won healthily last night, with the Catalan giants smashing SEVEN past Osasuna in a 7-1 thumping at the Nou Camp.
Meanwhile Real notched an impressive 6-2 victory over Deportivo and both sides have 78 points at the top of the division, but Los Blancos have played a game less.
But comments from Malaga coach Michel and owner Sheikh Abdullah Al-Thani have suggested that the Roselda fancy Real to win the league.
Michel is a Real Madrid fan, played at the Bernabeu for 14 years and is still friends with president Florentino Perez.
Michel was asked about Jorge Valdano, who coached Tenerife to a final-day win at the Bernabeu that handed Barcelona the title.
He said: “I’m much more of a Madrid fan than Valdano was.”
This provoked the ire of Barca supporters, who sent messages to Malaga owner Al-Thani on social media.
Al-Thani responed: “The human waste of Catalunya will never smell [the glory] of La Liga.”
This incensed Barcelona so much that they felt compelled to release a statement crying foul on Malaga.
The statement said: “FC Barcelona hereby expresses its rejection of, and indignation with regard to, the content of a tweet posted by the president of Malaga CF, Abdullah Al-Thani, whose public declaration infringes upon the principles of fair play, and the ethical and legal precepts that must govern sporting competition.
“The club, therefore, will report this case to the National Sports Council’s Anti-Violence Committee, and will bring the matter before the Royal Spanish Football Federation’s Competition Committee, as well as the Department of Integrity of La Liga.”