Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has dismissed suggestions the LaLiga title race will be over if his side beat Atletico Madrid in this weekend’s battle of the top two at the Nou Camp.
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde refused to excuse his side’s dependence on Lionel Messi after the Argentina international came off the bench to spark a dramatic late comeback against Villarreal.
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde’s gamble in resting Lionel Messi backfired against lowly Villarreal and it took a Luis Suarez goal with the last kick of the game to rescue a point in a 4-4 draw.
Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde believes there is still “a lot of rowing to be done” before his side can contemplate being crowned LaLiga champions.
Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets was not surprised by Lionel Messi’s latest feat of brilliance after the Argentina star scored twice in his side’s 2-0 derby win over Espanyol.
Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde said he will have forwards Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez available for the derby against Espanyol on Saturday.