Francisco has admitted that his Almeria side were completely outplayed as they went down 6-1 at Athletic Bilbao.
The promoted club were comprehensively beaten at San Mames, and the Coach has admitted that his men were second best throughout.
“That was the result because they were superior,” he told a Press conference. “They worked hard and finished their chances.
“The key was the start of the second half when they scored with their first two efforts – but they were the better team in the 90 minutes.
“But Barcelona lost here, so we can’t be too down heartened. We’re on track.
“Now we have to forget about this and focus on the Copa game in the week.”