Argentina coach Sergio Batista had high praise for Barcelona's incredible performance as they took apart Real Madrid 5-0 in a one-sided El Clasico last night, and stated that it was the type of football any coach should aspire to playing.
Batista was in attendance at the Camp Nou last night while Lionel Messi, Xavi and company performed a footballing masterclass, strolling to victory in a game many commentators had predicted to be a close-run thing. And writing in Ole, 'Checho' was effusive with his praise for Pep Guardiola's team and the performance he witnessed first-hand.
"Barcelona's play was impressive. It was the type of play that deserved a standing ovation, as the entire stadium gave them, but I stayed seated. All the same I applauded the football of this team, which knows perfectly how to play together and on top of that has the best player in the world," Batista explained on Tuesday.