The result means the Barca are in with a good chance of lifting the trophy with four games to go.
“I just said before the game against Valencia that if we win the remaining five games, we are sure to win the league,” he said when he arrived at Manises airport in Valencia.
“Now, there are five games, now there are four games left to win the title.
“I believe in us,” he added.
The Catalan attorney also praised the team’s efforts in the 3-2 victory over Mestalla.
Laporta said, ”Not only Leo Messi, but they all also played a good game,”
Laporta has been with the team throughout its journey since its won 2nd-time election as President and, after a defeat in Granada, last Thursday even went to the dressing rooms and gymnasiums to give the players a boost.