Ernesto Valverde delighted for the fans

Barça coach reflects on a historic afternoon at Camp Nou, with Luis Suárez and Sergi Roberto singled out for particular praise in the 5-1 conquest of Real Madrid

Media conferences are a breeze when you’ve just beaten you biggest rival 5-1Ernesto Valverde was all smiles after Sunday’s Clásico, and here’s the pick of the quotes:

“We’re very happy for the people, our fans. Now the game is over we can enjoy it. While it’s happening you are too concentrated and tense.”

Sergi Roberto is a jewel for us. He knows the Barça style and DNA to perfection. He’s an incredible performer, very dedicated and can play in a number of different positions. He’s a fundamental player for us.”

Luis Suárez? Hard work brings rewards. The hat-trick is a consequence of everything he has been doing. He is always there.”

“We totally dominated the game in the first half and they sat back. They surprised us a bit early in the second half, but we also knew how to react and that’s how the final score came about.”

Players' post game reaction: 

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