"It's a very hard blow, but this team has been from blow to blow for a long time and we will move forward," he told the club's official website. "[At] this point in the season I thought that everything that was going to happen to us had already happened.
"I liked the first half. We maintained possession, we passed well, we went deep and we had pace. I didn't like our second half but I don't want to go overboard with my analysis because the game was marked by an incident that really hurt us."
Barca are currently second in La Liga, a point behind Atletico Madrid and two ahead of Real Madrid.