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Valverde terms victory against Getafe 'essential'

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said their 2-0 victory against Getafe in the ongoing on Sunday helped his side "get rid of the ghosts in our heads."

faced a defeat in the hands of in semi-final. Therefore, feels that this victory over Getafe was an 'essential' one.

"For us, a victory was essential to get rid of the ghosts in our heads," Goal quoted Valverde, as saying.

"Messi is making an effort to overcome the bad taste in his mouth. We all had high hopes to be in final and we have to move forward," he added.

Moreover, said his side will bounce back and their target, as of now, is Copa del Rey final.

"Everyone will bounce back, although at the beginning it's hard. We have the Copa del Rey final in mind," he said.

Although was unable to proceed in the Champions League, they have already sealed the title and will compete with Eibar on May 19 in the final game of the league campaign.

Also, they will face in the Copa del Rey final on May 25.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 17:45 IST