"We started the game well, but with each blow Madrid hurt us".
"Messi put pressure on the referee in the tunnel at halftime", Ramos said after the match, per Spanish paper Marca. "There is clear contact".
"There have been many controversial moments, I will have to see the replays to understand them more clearly", Valverde told reporters. Real succumbed to Barcelona's tight pressing as they gave away the ball on a lot of occasions.
Let us take a look at what went for Real Madrid in the season's final El Clasico. That, though, was when the season only compromised of 18 games, so Barca are on track to make history in a 38-game campaign.
Iniesta went off just before the hour and Messi could have put Barca out of sight soon after.
Ronaldo latched on to Karim Benzema's header and tapped in from close range, colliding with Gerard Pique who desperately attempted to deny his former Manchester United colleague.
"Luckily for us, we're champions already".
"I fouled Varane a little bit because he controls the ball and I catch his foot", Suarez admitted. "But he says it is not so much". I think it's fine, and that's that. "Don't worry about the final, he will be there".
Barcelona finishes its season against Villarreal, Levante and Real Sociedad, while Real Madrid will face Sevilla, Celta Vigo and Villarreal prior to its May 26 Champions League final date with Liverpool.
Ronaldo was briefly attended by team doctors on the pitch and then continued to play for the rest of the first half.
"I know that people are talking about it because tomorrow's game is so important but it's not his last game", Valverde said. "I can not tell you how long [Ronaldo will be out for], but he said that he thinks it isn't much".
The other one was Suarez's challenge on Varane before Messi's goal, with the Uruguayan striker admitting that he was surprised a foul wasn't called after he clearly tripped the France global.
Barcelona began to lose its composure and Jordi Alba shoved Luka Modric before both Suarez and Sergio Ramos were booked for a tussle.