Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman has praised his team’s fighting spirit.
The Catalans won the match after a long time and in style too.
They played well with Lionel Messi starring. Koeman has praised his wards and also sent out a message to La Liga contenders Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid that the club from Nou Camp will fight till the very last day.
“The final result is a bit short because we have been superior in many phases,” Koeman said, having now recorded three away wins on the spin in LaLiga for the first time in his reign.
“They made it 1-0 and we did not have the defensive coordination, but then we controlled [the game].
“I am happy with the result and with how we have achieved it. We have deserved it. Winning because of our game and our opportunities.
“The teamwork has been phenomenal. We will fight until the last match. There is distance [to go], but we are on the right track.”
Koeman also praised the young packs in his team.
“Pedri is showing despite his youth that he is very mature,” the Dutchman said in his post-match interview.
“Messi has always shown his desire but today also with goals. It is very important.”