In the first half, we came out asleep and [Levante] took advantage of that, putting us on the ropes with two goals.
Sergi Roberto replaced Miranda at the interval as Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde looked for a route back into the match, but Levante continued to cause problems and Cillessen had to keep out a strike from Rochina early in the second period. "It's a risk, maybe, but these are the risks we take".
The Brazilian star joined the club last January in a deal worth an estimated 160 million euros but the recent form of the former Liverpool man has become noticeable of late.
"Now Dembele's playing and Coutinho isn't and the reverse is happening". I will say the same about Dembele.
"But, come on, one or the other is almost always playing".
Catalunya Radio have reported that club representative Andre Cury - who played a key role in Barca's signing of Neymar from Santos in 2013 - has met with Neymar and his team as interest around a potential return for a player who left in 2017 gathers pace.
"Every game now we believe there will be a few changes, between league fixtures and those in the Copa all players available have a chance", Valverde said.
Their displays have meant that Coutinho has been unable to nail down a position either in midfield or as part of the front three.
"This is a period of the season when fixtures come thick and fast and we will need to make rotations, I am aware of this and so are the players".