Player reactions: FC Barcelona 4-1 Malaga CF

Player reactions: FC Barcelona 4-1 Malaga CF

While the players usually maintain that other game results don’t impact their performances, most of the players speaking to the press following their 4-1 victory against Malaga did acknowledge some extra motivation heading into Sunday night’s game. Find out what they had to say below.

Villa

There are still a lot of games left in the season but we are happy to have increased our advantage over Madrid.”

We went into the game knowing that Madrid had dropped two points and we started off with a lot of intensity.  It’s no coincidence that we were up by three goals in the first half hour.”

I’m happy to have scored 14 goals in the first half of the season.”

Pedro

It’s important that Madrid drops points. We knew that we couldn’t fail and we played a great first half.”

We just completed a great first half of the season but there are a lot of games left and we have to remain concentrated.”

Iniesta

We did things well and the numbers reflect that but we can’t stop here because there is a long way to go and the distance between us and Madrid is insignificant.”

It’s a joy to have started all of the games in the league because that means that I’m healthy and things are going well for me.”

Adriano

We were very concentrated because we knew it was very important to win in order to gain the four point advantage over Madrid.”

Abidal

It’s important to continue down this path and maintain the distance between Madrid.”