LaLiga Xavi reacts as Barcelona beat Osasuna, go 5pts clear of Real Madrid. After his side overcame Osasuna on Tuesday night by a score of 2-1, Barcelona manager Xavi Hernandez expressed his delight in his squad.
With the victory, the Catalans have now separated themselves from rival Real Madrid by five points.
David Garcia scored the game’s first goal for the hosts before Robert Lewandowski was dismissed for receiving two cautions.
Before Raphinha’s looping header gave Barca the victory, Pedri had leveled the score for the guests.
In the locker room, we are a family, and I am incredibly proud of the squad, Xavi stated.
“Today, everything worked against us, from the official rulings to the goal to being down to 10 men.
“We were savants. We seized our opportunities with precision and made the most of our opportunities. We put forth a lot of effort in the second half, played well, and will continue to lead over the World Cup break. Today is a team victory. I am quite proud.