The Catalans left it late
Xavi praised Barcelona’s comeback after seeing his staff come again from 2-0 all the way down to beat Celta 3-2 at Montjuic on Saturday.
The hosts scored thrice inside the ultimate 10 minutes to take care of their unbeaten begin to the season and make it 5 wins from six video games performed.
Xavi is aware of his staff weren’t at their finest however appreciated the assumption they confirmed to show the sport round.
“It was a brutal comeback. We played with faith, with courage, although we were a bit sloppy at times,” Barcelona supervisor Xavi Hernandez stated.
“The circulation wasn’t the identical as in the previous few video games. It’s a comeback based mostly on the will to win. Whenever you don’t play nicely, it’s a must to pull this stuff out.
“Celta have been good on the again and their counter assault is deadly. They closed off our passing strains and we discovered it onerous to discover a hole. Celta have been glorious.
“We tend to suffer when the intensity goes out of games. But you learn from your mistakes and have to keep going until the end. We need to show that we too have character, and we did that tonight.”
Saturday’s win sees Barcelona transfer to the highest of the desk forward of Actual Madrid’s conflict with Atletico Madrid on Sunday evening.