Osasuna 1-2 Barcelona

Vilanova hails Barca resilience

August 27, 2012
By Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent
Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova praised his side's mental strength after they came from behind late on to eke out a controversial 2-1 win at Osasuna on Sunday afternoon.

Lionel Messi was again the Barca hero with a double strike to send his side top of the early La Liga table, but they were made to suffer at times.

"We did not play well, we conceded a lot of chances to our opponent," Vilanova said. "We showed our worth in being able to take the game. To be able to ...

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