Puyol wants reaction from Barcelona players

Puyol said: “We must react because the last results have not been good and we must react. The defeat against Espanyol can work in our favour in this sense, since we must react because there is a long way to go in the Liga and there is time to change our position.

“We must recover our form to play, our form to pressure, to win the ball and I do not believe that it will be difficult because we are good enough.

“Individually, no-one is to blame. The team played poorly and we all contributed to this performance.

“It was not a good performance and we must all analyse where we went wrong. Me being the first…”