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Barcelona midfielder Sergi Roberto: Athletic Bilbao defeat good for us

Barcelona midfielder Sergi Roberto insists defeat to Athletic Bilbao will sharpen them up.

The midfielder expressed his belief that focus will now increase at the Camp Nou as they got their first slip out of the way early.

"It will be good in the sense that it will make us pay more attention," he explained.

"It'll mean things will be more difficult.

"We value the leagues we've won, we want to win again. We'll pay more attention and improve."

But despite the optimism, there is a natural frustration with the result and they would have preferred to win.

"We wanted to win but it didn't happen," he said.

"We knew it'd be difficult and we knew they'd press from start to finish.

"In the end, they took the three points."

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