Valverde said his players were aware of the results before kick-off at Getafe and admitted the hosts gave his team a tough night.
“We knew the results before the game,” he ssaid.
”We were under pressure to take advantage of this opportunity and we went for it in a difficult stadium.
”We anticipated a hard game like we got and they got back into the game with their goal but we are happy.
”They made us suffer but today we are more points ahead of our rivals.”
Source | Marca
Barcelona got lucky at times against Getafe but it’s an important win that gives then some welcome breathing space at the top of La Liga.