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Michael Laudrup: 'Barcelona still in La Liga race'

Former Barcelona midfielder Michael Laudrup believes that the Catalan outfit are still firmly in the La Liga title race despite Saturday's defeat at Granada.

Former Barcelona midfielder Michael Laudrup believes that the Catalan outfit are still firmly in the La Liga title race this season.

The current champions were beaten 1-0 at Granada on Saturday, with that result leaving them third in the table, four points behind leaders Atletico Madrid.

However, Laudrup, who played for Barcelona between 1989 and 1994, has insisted that the race is still wide open.

"In football people make knee jerk reactions after every match," Laudrup told reporters.

"You still have to say Barca have a chance in the title race, everything can change in two weeks. When things aren't going well it's very easy to look at the dugout and say whose fault it is.

"The last results haven't been good but I don't think you can put all the blame on the coach."

Laudrup is currently unemployed after leaving his position as manager of Swansea City earlier this year.

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Atletico MadridAtletico23174245162955
2Real Madrid24164442192352
3Barcelona24155453223150
4Sevilla23153534161848
5Real Sociedad24118541202141
6Villarreal2481333325837
7Real Betis24113103238-636
8Levante2471073433131
9Granada2486102941-1230
10Athletic Bilbao2385103327629
11Celta Vigo247892936-729
12Valencia246993032-227
13Osasuna2467112233-1125
14CadizCadiz2467112140-1925
15Getafe2466121730-1324
16AlavesAlaves2457122038-1822
17ElcheElche2349102034-1421
18EibarEibar2449111927-821
19Real Valladolid2449112235-1321
20Huesca24310112135-1419

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