Despite dropping crucial points against Athletic Bilbao after Sunday's 0-0 draw, Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde refused to be concerned, pointing to a 'long' La Liga season in which they sit six points clear at the top of the table.
A win would have seen Barcelona move eight points clear ahead of nearest rivals Real Madrid in the league, but they had goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen to thank for a series of excellent saves to earn La Blaugrana a point in the Basque country.
Speaking in his press conference after the match, Valverde urged reporters to look at the La Liga table and see that despite failing to secure all three points, his team still lead the pack at the league's summit.
"We leave this matchday as we entered it, ahead," he said, via Marca. "
"He's at one hundred percent, he played that way," he added. "
"When you get a draw and you think you should have won, then it's a matter for the whole team, not just one or two players," he added. "