La Liga: Barcelona coach blames fatigue after Getafe draw


Ernesto Valverde
Ernesto Valverde

Ernesto Valverde claimed Barcelona's hectic schedule had caught up with them as the unbeaten La Liga leaders were held to a goalless draw by Getafe on Sunday. It was Barcelona's 12th game in 39 days and Valverde admitted tiredness might have been a factor. "We were lacking freshness and rhythm," Valverde said. "We can't win every game we play or be 100 per cent all the time." Barca are seven points ahead of Atletico Madrid.

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