Barcelona star Lenglet in tears as he leaves Camp Nou after giving away last-minute penalty in Cadiz draw

BARCELONA'S draw with Cadiz left Clement Lenglet in tears as he drove home on Sunday.

The Frenchman was the unfortunate culprit behind the last-minute penalty that made it 1-1 at the Camp Nou.


In footage posted on TikTok, via Marca, Lenglet appeared to be tentatively hiding his face as he met fans by the stadium exit.

One youngster posed for a selfie through the upset defender's car window.

Lenglet, 25, enjoyed a rapid ascent having started his career in Ligue 2 with Nancy before winning promotion and moving to Sevilla in January 2017.

After only 18 months in Andalusia, the centre-back was signed by Barcelona and has been a regular under a number of coaches.

But a late challenge on Cadiz's Ruben Sobrino conceded an 89th-minute penalty on the weekend, after Lionel Messi's spot-kick put the Catalans a goal up.

Former Reading midfielder Alex Fernandez, brother of Real Madrid star Nacho, stepped up to convert the penalty for a famous point.

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I don't know if the defender should risk going for the ball. Maybe not.

The draw left Barcelona fourth and all but out of the LaLiga title race despite Atletico Madrid's recent slips.

Blaugrana boss Ronald Koeman lamented the penalty as well as his side's performance, which came off the back of a 4-1 hammering at the hands of Paris Saint-Germain.

He told reporters: "I think [the penalty] is questionable, but it can be given.

"I don't know if the defender should risk going for the ball. Maybe not."

Koeman added: "It's disappointing, these kind of games have to be won and we didn't do it.

"It's a big opportunity lost after the Atletico Madrid defeat. It's a big disappointment. I'm very disappointed, more so than last Tuesday.

"I don't like to blame the players individually. We weren't up to the task in attack, and we have to defend differently. In terms of quality, we should have won."

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