Iniesta: Barcelona Never Lost Confidence Against Osasuna

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Andres Iniesta says Barcelona never lost hope about coming out on top against Osasuna, despite a fruitless first half.

The Blaugrana beat Osasuna 3-0, courtesy of goals from Suarez and a brace from Messi, to end a drought of no win in a month.

Iniesta, though, knew his side had the quality to make the difference against the side sitting bottom in the table.

“Playing away from home is difficult but we kept going and we were able to show our quality with some good football which made the difference in the end,” Iniesta told reporters.

“We are happy with the win and with the way we played. We created plenty of chances, but failed to take them in the first half. But we never despaired. We knew the physical exertion would take its toll on them as we dominated the game.

“We kept on going in the second half and we eventually got the goals we were after via Suarez and Messi.

“The objective was to get the three points and we achieved that.

“It was also important to keep a clean sheet and we did not lose possession often. We were looking for space all game and we managed to find space all the time. That is crucial to our game.”



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