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Roura praises Barca squad

April 15, 2013
By ESPN staff

Barcelona coach Jordi Roura has hailed the strength of the squad to overcome a 'tough' Real Zaragoza 3-0 in the Spanish La Liga.

Cristian Tello Barcelona celeb v Real Zaragoza
GettyImagesCristian Tello bagged a brace as Barcelona breezed past Real Zaragoza

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The Catalan giants continued their march to the title as a Cristian Tello brace and another goal to Thiago secured another three points.

And Roura said he could not pick just one player for special mention after the match, preferring to hail the club's strength in depth.

"We did not think much about resting players because we wanted to win," Roura said. "If we had a midweek game that would been different."

"It is difficult to pinpoint someone today. It was a tough game and Thiago, Song, Tello and Bartra were all fantastic. I praise the whole team. I am very proud of this squad.

"I had said how important it was to win this match. The league is simple now but the priority."

Barcelona remain 13 points ahead of reigning champions Real Madrid.