Considering that there were “moments of excellence” in the first 70 minutes against Espanyol – Barça won the Catalonia derby 1-0 -, Xavi, who made his debut at Barcelona’s coach this Saturday, made it clear that “there is still a lot of work ahead” and is already thinking about receiving Benfica:
“I’m calmer, but Tuesday will be another war. We have to physically recover the players because it will be another final. We play at home and we cannot abdicate our values. In terms of football, we have to improve,” said the 41-year-old coach.