“We gave it our all. We needed that little bit more luck in the first half. In the second, they controlled more of the game. We’re gutted”, said the Real defender, who failed in his marking of Jérémy Mathieu in Barcelona’s first goal.
Barça pulling away: “It’s only a four-point lead. We’ll continue fighting for this league. We can’t throw in the towel.”
A lot of yellow cards in the game: “If there is one referee that I admire, it is Mateu Lahoz, but he has his tendencies, like we all do.”
“That’s the way it is in football. Barcelona had one shot and scored. We played a good match in the first half and the second goal did us in.”
“We played better in certain parts of the match and we had more possession in the first half and the beginning of the second, but in the end they were better.”
“It was a key match in which we could have taken the lead, but there are still matches to be played and we’re going to keep fighting.
“We’re not going to quit. We’ll keep fighting, knowing where we messed up so it won’t happen again. Now it’s not up to us so it’s more difficult, but we’ll keep fighting until the end.”
Don’t stop believing! (via Twitter)