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Guardiola: 'We controlled the game and our opponent’s counterattacks, we created more than enough chances to score'


Guardiola: 'We controlled the game and our opponent’s counterattacks, we created more than enough chances to score'

Guardiola: 'I admire the players’ fortitude. They have a lot of experience, both physically and mentally, and they knew how to move the game forward. The players like to play and attack'

Guardiola: 'Valdés kept on playing the ball post-Madrid's goal. This is the image of this team’s fortitude. I’d rather lose the ball playing from behind and maintain the playing style of building up play from the back, and we were able to do it. Winning here is meritorious, because it’s very difficult'

Guardiola: 'Real Madrid will still be the strongest opponent in La Liga. This loss won’t sink Madrid’s morale. They are professionals and very good players, there is still a lot of Liga still yet to be played'

- As I had been hoping all last week, Guardiola chose our traditional 4-3-3 formation at the Bernabeu. Madrid's goal came too early after a horrible mistake, but that didn't bring our players down.

At Barça, we only know how to play attacking football. We defend by having ball possession, not kicking our opponents for no reason. If we get things wrong, we try again. We don't blame others for our own mistakes, blame the referee or bad luck. FC Barcelona simply keeps trying. It's what we do, it's who we are.

WIN OR LOSE: ALWAYS BLAUGRANA, ATTACK IS THE BEST DEFENSE!!!!!!!!!