Luis Enrique made his Clasico coaching debut with Barça / PHOTO: MIGUEL RUIZ - FCB

Luis Enrique admitted that Real Madrid were superior this evening in their 3-1 victory at the Bernabeu. “I was looking for a different type of game, not so open, and with better defence on our behalf."

The Barça manager knows there are mistakes that need correcting after Madrid turned around Neymar's initial goal. “We started out well but then they had clearer chances. We could have made it 2-0, but overall it was a tough first half."

He said they had a difficult time creating danger in the second half. "Our rival played quite well and deserved to win," he added. This match has shown there are teams as good as us, or even better.

The coach said it was now clear that "there are teams as good as us, or even better." He said this loss was different than the one versus Paris Saint-Germain. "In that match, we deserved more, but in this one it were Madrid who deserved more."

He added that the coming days would see some deep analysis. “We'll keep going and at the end of the season we'll see where we stand"

He finalised by commenting on Luis Suarez's performance by saying "he looked good, better than I thought he would."

Luis Enrique: "Our opponents deserved the victory" por fcbarcelona
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