Busquets: No such thing as perfection

Sergio Busquets didn’t agree Barcelona were perfect in routing Valencia as ‘perfection doesn’t exist in football’ and wants to win the second leg.

Barca have a foot firmly in the Copa del Rey Final after hammering Gary Neville’s side 7-0 at Camp Nou, but Busquets suggested there’s still more to come from La Blaugrana.

“In general I played pretty well, but in football perfect doesn’t exist and it is possible to get better,” he said, Mundo Deportivo reports.

“It’s always good [to start well]. We’ve come from games in which we’ve suffered and the first halves weren’t very good. A game like this is a pleasure.

“The best game? It’s the most secure result. The second half was marked by the sending off and because they have spent a lot physically, playing every three or four days.

“We played a very good first half and that made it easier. We went into the break at 3-0 and everything was more comfortable.

“When the result is in your favour the team is comfortable and everything went pretty well from the beginning, but in the end there’s one more game.”

Busquets insists Barca will take the second leg seriously even though they’re in an unassailable position as they go to Mestalla for the return.

“The best way to respect [the second leg] is to score goals to win, what we do from the first minute, always, against any team,” he explained.

“The result leaves the tie nicely in our favour. I don’t want to talk about that. We’re on a good track but it will be difficult, worse if I say it’s already won. It’d be disrespectful.”

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