”We are all working to return to the Champions League next season,” said Gomes. ”We have to remember that we have a young team with many new players and I think we are working well. We are in a good position now and we want to keep going forward one game at a time.”
Elche was left in 15th place, two points above the relegation zone before the rest of the matches in round 28.
Barcelona hosts Madrid on Sunday with a one-point lead over its fierce rival atop the standings.