Bartra: “Tata told us there can be no excuses”

Bartra: “Tata told us there can be no excuses”

The young centre back stressed the coach's confidence in his players “he told us despite the players out, we had to push on"

Despite a long injury list, Barça chalked up their 15th win of the league. something Marc Bartra - who played a full 90 minutes - put down to the fact that : we were really good, we were in control throughout”.

Bartra echoed his boss in insisting that the injuries couldn't be used as an excuse: "Tata told us despite the players out, we had to push on". One of the youngsters drafted in, Adama, made his debut today and Bartra claimed: I'm really happy for him - it shows that the Barça academy is the best in the world".

Looking to the midweek game in Amsterdam, Bartra admitted:“I'm excited about playing".

Iniesta, captain and goalscorer

Iniesta captained the side today  and scored his first goal of the campaign, though as he explained afterwards: “being captain wasn't the most important thing. The best of all was the way I felt we played out on the pitch”.

Iniesta also spoke about the injury problems:“those of us who are here have to look after ourselves. When we get round to April and May, we need us all to be fit".


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