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Xavi has criticised Real Madrid’s tactics after Barcelona defeated their arch-rivals to take control of UEFA Champions League tie.

Barca won 2-0 in the first leg of their European semi-final, and Xavi claimed that the result vindicated his side’s approach.

“I don’t want to talk about [Jose] Mourinho. I only want to discuss Barcelona,” he told Marca.

“We put in a good performance and it’s a fair result. This is a victory for football.

“We got the result that we deserved. We were again superior.

“We’re a team that wants to play attacking football and have fun on the pitch.

“They [Real Madrid] are just hoping that we’ll make mistakes. That worked in the Copa del Rey final, but not this time.”

Xavi insisted that Barca still have work to do to ensure a place in next month’s Wembley final.

He said: “The Barca players are very happy with the triumph but we still have not completed our passage to Wembley.

“The first test is passed but now it is necessary to finish the job at home.”

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