12 March 2012

Cesc Fàbregas: “In modern football nothing is easy”

Andrés Iniesta highlighted the team’s effort against Racing: “we played a great game in a difficult stadium”.

Alves explained that the team’s objective is to “continue improving”.



Cesc Fábregas was pleased with the result against Racing Santander (0-2). “We put in a complete performance, always trying to play easy [balls], generating goalscoring chances and controlling the game. There is nothing easy in modern football,” said the Barça midfielder.

Cesc praises Messi

Cesc only had words of praise for Leo Messi: “he’s a different from any other player in the world, it’s a pleasure to play with him, having him in the team, because he gives you that extra confidence that a title winning side needs.” The Catalan player also talked about Messi’s personal side: “he’s a humble player, hard working, he loves football. He deserves everything that’s happening to him.”

Here are some of the best statements made by the FC Barcelona players after the match:

Andrés Iniesta

“We played a great game in a difficult stadium .

“Sometimes the team gets in a rhythm, and this is a good one, we’ll try to keep it up until the end of the season .

“The most important thing is winning games, that’s what we try to do.

“We’re entering the decisive part of the season and we’re on form, there’s still a lot up for grabs”.

Dani Alves

“Our objective is to win matches.

“It’s very difficult to maintain this level. Each year you have to improve something to reach the objectives.

“We want to go out and enjoy football and the beauty of this sport, knowing that we represent the best football club.

“The team is doing well, we’re maintaining the equilibrium that we had in previous years, this is what keeps you on form in the competition”.

Cristian Tello

“This is always a complicated stadium to play in, they pressure you a lot here.

“The team put in a very complete performance, we passed the ball from one end to the other, looking for spaces .

“We look to win the three points each week, we’re not focused on the advantage that Real Madrid have over us. We take it one game at a time.

“I’ve very pleased with the support people are giving me, I’m living a dream and I’m very thankful for the confidence the boss has shown in me”. (via FCBarcelona.com)