Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde pleased to beat Valencia
Apr 16, 2018, 04:49
The midfielder featured prominently on Saturday as Ernesto Valverde's men beat Valencia 2-1 at home to set a new Spanish league record of 39 games unbeaten.
Goals from Luis Suarez and Samuel Umtiti earned the league leaders a slice of history and helped to banish thoughts of Wednesday's Champions League capitulation against Roma, despite Dani Parejo's penalty.
Was this more than just three points? We needed to step it up today.
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As coach Ernesto Valverde remarked the day before, you would have been laughed out of town for suggesting Barca would be as far ahead as they are in the title race with six games remaining and this win, coming after a hard week and against one of the best teams in the division, takes the team closer yet to winning a 25th title.
In the end, Barca held on to further extend their lead at the top and take their unbeaten run to 32 league matches. It also finished the last campaign without a loss over the final seven games under former coach Luis Enrique.
"We are going there with ambition, but what happened in the Champions League surely won't leave any negative repercussions". We were able to get the three points, which is the most important thing. "Our fans were angry".
Suarez opened the scoring in the 15th minute for the Catalan giants.
Valencia started the game well and threatened Barcelona goal twice in the first five minutes.
However, the breakthrough didn't spark Barcelona into dominance as you'd expect, as Valencia continued to be the more threatening side until the half-time break.
His goal came shortly after Gerard Piqué had saved his blushes by clearing a shot off the line from the Valencia forward Santi Mina following a slip by the defender. Coutinho was the provider yet again delivering an out swinging corner, the French center-back managed to rise the highest with a powerful header which only left Neto to parry the ball into the side-netting.
Parejo picked himself up to score the spot-kick, squeezing the ball beneath Ter Stegen's body to set up an unexpected tense finale. N'Zonzi struck four minutes later.
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