Ernesto Valverde was satisfied with Barça’s 3-1 win over Olympiacos which keeps the blaugranas top of Group D: “The match showed us there are no easy games. We should recognise how important this victory is, we secured three difficult points.”.

Barça’s coach went on to discuss the danger of playing with ten men while looking to attack and score goals: “We were ahead and the opposition sat back. We needed to try and score more goals but also had to be aware of the danger of them scoring on the counter.”

When asked about the blaugranas’ great run, Valverde spoke about keep calm at all times: “We want to be calm when things are going well for us and not so well.”

Finally, he discussed their next rivals Olympiacos: “They are a team who never give up and they demonstrated that again today. We will have a very tough match away to them and I wish them all the best.”

Read on for the players’ post-match reactions:

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