“I believe it was very hard to play football in the first half and maybe it would have been better not to play, as I said before the match. Then the game was really open and we deserved to win in the second half because we have been more aggressive. Yesterday night it was impossible to play on the ice that had formed on the pitch, nobody wanted to play. According to me, we shouldn’t have play today neither. At the end of the first half there was now way to cancel the match again but I agree with Conte because it was almost unrealistic to play; it was not a football match anymore.”
A comment on Galtasaray’s path in the round.
“The situation was harsh after we lost 6-1 at home against Real Madrid, if we hadn’t tied in Turin we would have mathematically been out. Between yesterday and today I can say we deserved the qualification”.