Jose Mourinho congratulates Barcelona on title win

Mourinho rested a host of first-team players from the start at the Cornella El-Prat with Friday's Copa del Rey final against Atletico Madrid in mind, but Real were still dealt a huge blow ahead of that clash when Raphael Varane limped off with a knee injury early on.

updated: May 12, 2013 14:54 IST
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Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has congratulated Barcelona on their 22nd league title after Real's 1-1 draw with Espanyol on Saturday night sealed the Catalans fourth championship in five years.

"Firstly. I want to congratulate Barcelona, their coaches, players, directors and fans," he told Real's club website.

"They have just won a league that until now was ours and I think the least we can do is congratulate them."

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