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Tiredness an issue for Barca, Atletico

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Barcelona and Atletico Madrid bosses Gerardo Martino and Diego Simeone believed their sides struggled physically as they laboured to victories over and Real Betis and Villarreal respectively. 

Atletico Madrid's Raul Garcia (L) takes a tumble during a tackle against Villarreal's Cani during Atletico's 1-0 Spanish league win at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid on April 5, 2014

Atletico remain a point clear of the Catalans with six games to go in La Liga, but it was their Champions League quarter-final clash that occupied the minds of both coaches as the sides meet on Wednesday at the Vicente Calderon for the second leg after a 1-1 draw at the Camp Nou on Tuesday.

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