Ivan Rakitic played a part in all three goals against Granada / MIGUEL RUIZ-FCB

Ivan Rakitic was delighted with the 3-1 win in Granada against an opponent that didn’t make things easy for FC Barcelona. “It is important to keep getting points” he said. “It was a very difficult match and Granada created a lot of problems for us. But we did a good job and I think we deserved the win … The pitch wasn’t easy to play on but we managed to make our identity show and worked hard from start to finish. We have to keep improving but we’re on the right track”.

“When you score and make an assist you feel better, but I have always felt good here.” As for celebrating the goal with Marc André Ter-Stegen, he explained that “he is always telling me that I’m going to score. We are like a family here, we all get on with each other and there’s a great team atmosphere”.

Marc Bartra

“I’m looking forward to seeing a replay of the penalty incident. The team regrouped after their goal. The important thing is to keep improving”.

“It is hard to come and play at grounds like this. But the important thing was to get the three points and keep our championship hopes alive”.

“We are all excited about the game with Villarreal. We know that if we play well and have a good game then we’ll be in the final and fighting for another title”.

Jordi Alba

“I’m very happy to have made it to 100 games. I’ve been here all my life. Barça is my club and it’s a privilege to have these team-mates and coaches around me”.  

“The game with Villarreal will be very difficult. We got a good result in the first leg but I am sure the return will be a tricky game. We’ll try to play well and qualify for another final”.



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