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The Barcelona coach, Ernesto Valverde, has admitted that his team has lacked “some spark” to add the three points at the Camp Nou against Getafe (0-0).
The Barca coach has pointed out that the result of this Sunday shows that there is still a lot of League, because after this draw Atletico Madrid, second classified, is seven points behind his team.

“We have lacked a bit of spark to be able to do something else”, summarized Valverde, who has lamented the turnovers that his team has suffered by attacking.
In this sense, Barca coach acknowledged that the tie may have something to do with a last month and a half of competition in which his team has played many games.

“We come from a month with a lot of hustle and this goes into the logic, the logic says that you will not win all the matches with the trajectory that we have and there can always be a stumble, even more considering that we have qualified for the final of the Copa del Rey and we played against a rival who lets us do few things, “he recalled.
In any case, the coach of Barcelona has celebrated the rest that his team will have with a view to next week: “We had this week marked to try to arrive with the goals fulfilled as it was, now we can rest, recover and face the next leg with the illusion that we have in the ‘Champions’ and in La Liga. ”
Among the positive aspects of the match, Valverde highlighted the good performance shown by the Colombian Yerry Mina and the Frenchman Lucas Digneen the central axis.

“It’s a very positive news for us that these two players played, they’ve been pretty good, we’ve had little trouble, at first they had to get used to it and, as the game progressed, they were better.” I’m happy with them because it was a ballot. difficult for both of them and they have solved it well “, he specified.
Also, Valverde has referred to the reappearance of Ousmane Dembélé, who, after three weeks injured, has played the last half hour of the match.
“It’s better to try a lot of things and not go out and do nothing.” He has tried and had less luck than before, but it’s a first step, “he said of the French striker.
After this match, Barcelona will return tomorrow to training and then have two days off until Thursday, when it will begin to prepare the league match against Eibar.

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