Tata Martino has admitted that Wednesday’s Champions League exit was ‘a failure’ but wants Barcelona to concentrate on the League now.
The Blaugrana were knocked out of Europe by Atletico Madrid in the week, but face Granada in the League this weekend looking for the three points that could take them to the top of the table.
“For me personally getting knocked out was a failure and it will continue to be even if we win the League and cup double,” he told a Press conference.
“I’d very happily swap places with either of Atlético or Real Madrid right now!
“Granada need the points as much as we do. But we know what’s at stake.
“We have to win every game we have left if we want to win the League. At least our destiny is in our own hands.
“If these players have shown one thing, it’s that they know where they are playing and they know what they are playing for tomorrow.
“But we have to remember that the other team is playing too. It is impossible for a team to be fully over an elimination like that in so little time. Nobody is in the best of moods, but there is no time for lamentations. We have to get straight back to thinking about the League.
“It hasn’t been an easy year. There have been a lot of news stories. It hasn’t been a great year for the institution. So many ups and downs.
“But we never drifted off course or changed the way we play, we just played better or worse.”