MX23RW : Friday, October 19 19:14:53
Oct 7, 2018 at 7.45pm UK at ​Estadio de Mestalla (Valencia)
Attendance: 46,249
Valencia
1-1
Barcelona
Garay (2')
FT(HT: 1-1)
Messi (23')

Sergio Busquets: 'We were the better team'

Busquets: 'We were the better team'
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Sergio Busquets insists that Barcelona "were the better team" in Sunday's La Liga clash with Valencia, which finished 1-1.

Sergio Busquets has insisted that Barcelona "were the better team" in Sunday's La Liga clash with Valencia.

Lionel Messi cancelled out an early Ezequiel Garay effort as Barcelona came from behind to pick up a point at the Mestalla.

The Spanish champions are now without a win in their last four La Liga matches, but Busquets has insisted that his side deserved to pick up all three points on Sunday evening.

"We were the better team but did not create enough clear-cut opportunities," Busquets told reporters. "It does not matter if you dominate the game in terms of possession and position if you cannot score more goals.

"These matches are always difficult, Valencia are a team who can defend deep and are well organised, particularly if they have taken the lead. We thought they would come forward more after our equaliser but they did not."

Barcelona currently sit second in La Liga on 15 points, one point behind the leaders Sevilla.

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Sevilla85121881016
2Barcelona84311991015
3Atletico MadridAtletico843194515
4AlavesAlaves9432118315
5Real Madrid8422127514
6Espanyol8422117414
7Real Valladolid833276112
8Real Betis833256-112
9Celta Vigo92521312111
10Real Sociedad83231211111
11Levante83141214-210
12EibarEibar8314912-310
13Getafe823367-19
14Valencia816167-19
15GironaGirona82331013-39
16Villarreal822467-18
17Athletic Bilbao7142913-47
18Leganes8215712-57
19Rayo Vallecano7124715-85
20Huesca8125718-115

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