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Guardiola demands better from Barça

Published: Wednesday 24 February 2010, 0.14CET
Josep Guardiola was not surprised FC Barcelona had been stretched at VfB Stuttgart as the UEFA Champions League holders battled to a 1-1 last 16 first-leg draw in Germany. "Europe is very tough, very difficult and demanding," said the Barça coach. "We have to do better, play the way we are capable of, but don't forget that in European competition you are facing very good teams."
Published: Wednesday 24 February 2010, 0.14CET

Guardiola demands better from Barça

Josep Guardiola was not surprised FC Barcelona had been stretched at VfB Stuttgart as the UEFA Champions League holders battled to a 1-1 last 16 first-leg draw in Germany. "Europe is very tough, very difficult and demanding," said the Barça coach. "We have to do better, play the way we are capable of, but don't forget that in European competition you are facing very good teams."
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