Barcelona twice came from behind to overcome Real Betis and avoid falling further behind Real Madrid at LaLiga's summit.
Gerard Pique and president Josep Maria Bartomeu say Barcelona are on the right track, despite a Copa del Rey defeat to Athletic Bilbao.
Quique Setien has chosen to rest three key players when Barcelona take on Ibiza in the Copa del Rey.
Quique Setien's influence was clear in Barcelona's win over Granada, but Sergio Busquets was not prepared to look backwards.
Barcelona had to delay Wednesday's news conference due to some unscheduled problems with the Jeddah traffic.
Jean-Clair Todibo has returned to Barcelona's squad and Ernesto Valverde is not planning for him, or anyone else, to leave next month.
Sergio Busquets' late withdrawal prior to Barcelona-Real Madrid raised eyebrows but Ernesto Valverde say he was out with illness.
Gareth Bale, Isco and Federico Valverde all start for Real Madrid against Barcelona, who made a late change to their midfield.
Sergio Busquets felt Barcelona were harshly done by as penalty decisions in both boxes went against them at Anoeta.
Barcelona felt they should have been awarded a late penalty at Real Sociedad but Ernesto Valverde's post-match comments were measured.