The boss was also keen to not point the blame at his extensive injury list, saying the win at Wolves meant that argument wasn’t valid.
“The last game against Wolves wasn't a problem so why is this suddenly a problem?” said Pep.
“We had problems attacking, it has happened many times against this type of defence.
“They didn't come up to press for 80 minutes, but you have to avoid letting them run into the dangerous positions.
“Even with this, they didn’t run much, but we have to be there when they did.
“That is what i saw on the touchline, but maybe when I watch it back I can see different things.
“I don't know how many chances they created. Their first goal wasn't a counter attack we were there.
"We have to accept it.”
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