Barcelona coach Koeman happy with victory over Ferencvaros: We handled Pique dismissal

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Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman praised his players for the way they handled Gerard Pique's dismissal in victory over Ferencvaros.

Barca won their opening Champions League group game 5-1.

Koeman said, "In general, I'm not worried about the game on Saturday (against Real Madrid).

"We played a good game. We had a hard time getting into the game. Sometimes we have the problem that if we lower the intensity and let the opponents play, we are in trouble. If we command the rhythm of the game, we are very good.

"There was a great Barça in the first 20 minutes of the second half. It should be noted how the team has played with one less. We are able to hold and score goals with one less."