Barca are now a game away - against Real Valladolid - to clinching the title.
"We knew that we had a very hard task today, but we have taken a great step towards our goal," he explained shortly after the game to AS.
"We must keep our feet on the ground, because the game [against Real Valladolid] will be very difficult.
"We had control of the game, but we gave them life with two mistakes. Spanish football is like that. We must prepare ourselves well [for Valladolid],"