FC Barcelona face Villarreal at the Camp Nou on Saturday (6.30pm kick-off), and manager Luis Enrique was well aware of the threat of the league’s fifth place side pose during Friday’s press conference.
The match will be a clash of the division’s best attack against the second most stubborn defence, leading the boss to describe the opponents as “one of the toughest sides” throughout the league.
Here is what Luis Enrique hda to say about the upcoming match, as well as other matters regarding the team:
On Saturday's opponent: "Villarreal are a team that present many difficulties in defence as they position themselves so well. At the same time, they create very dangerous precisions and are one of the toughest teams in La Liga."
"Villarreal are hard to get the ball off. We must defend very well. They are one of the most difficult teams to counter."
"They are strong in attack and they have a great manager."
On Andrés Iniesta: "He has been training well with the group for the last two days. He's in good shape."
On upcoming games: "We are only thinking about the match that lies ahead against Villarreal, as it is the first game that stands in our way."