Luis Enrique is over the moon with his team’s performance following the incredible 6-0 away win against Alavés. However, the day ended on a sour note as Aleix Vidal suffered a serious looking injury. The manager had this to say about the full back: “We really regret the injury to Aleix Vidal. We hope it’s not too serious.”

Watch the highlights of what Luis Enrique had to say and read on for a selection of his best post-match quotes:

“We tried to avoid their high press from the start. In the first half we had the necessary patience even though it was difficult for us to begin with, as they were fresher. In the second half they changed to a back five so they could be more compact in defence. We were effective in the opposition’s box. These three points give us a boost and help us towards our objective of winning the league.”

“I’m going home with a very positive impression of the way we played, but upset about Aleix’s injury because of how it happened and how it will affect him.”

“In a game like this, you need to be in control, and we were able to do so. We managed to control the game, both when we had the ball and when we lost it, as we closed them down well.”

“Today we played at the level I expect. We created space well and when they changed formation in the second half, they kept pressing high up the pitch, which allowed us to create space.”

“The last half hour of the match was unnecessary, for both teams.”

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