Barca start title celebrations

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Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola was determined to savour the moment after his side claimed a third successive Primera Division title on Wednesday night.

A 1-1 draw at Levante was enough to ensure Barca could not be caught by second-placed Real Madrid. Guardiola's men are now six points ahead of Madrid with two games remaining, but boast the better head-to-head record against Jose Mourinho's side, which is the deciding factor if the teams are level on points.

Guardiola said: "After a difficult season we've competed against a great team (Madrid) and now we should enjoy what we've achieved. We want to enjoy it, eat well, dance a lot, sing a a lot of everything."


With the title wrapped up, Barca can now concentrate on preparations for the upcoming Champions League final against Manchester United at Wembley, where they will be looking to conquer Europe for the third time in six years.

"Now is the time to party, that's what winning this title deserves, and we have time to prepare for the final in London," Guardiola added.

"We have to really savour this and celebrate it with family and friends. These are things that you never forget.

"I also hope people have enjoyed watching us play, that would be the best reward.

"In the league the reality is that if you are champions at the end it's because you deserve it. Once again we have done an excellent job in this competition.

"I dedicate the title to the squad. We've done things really well and all this is thanks to the players and the effort they've made. They are unique. They are an enormously strong bunch of players."

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