Luis Enrique postgame quotes: FC Barcelona 0–0 Juventus
"This is a night to feel very proud of being a Barça fan," the manager said See what defender Gerard Piqué and some of his teammates said Match Report: Barça 0–0 Juventus
Highlights of what FC Barcelona manager Luis Enrique Martínez had to say following Wednesday night's scoreless draw at Camp Nou that eliminated Barça from the UEFA Champions League.
On which team deserved what:
"A victory today it would have been deserved for us, but Juventus deserve to go through."
On what he will take away from the game:
"For me, I’ll take the attitude of my players and the fans up until the last moment. We fought until the very end."
On the second leg:
"When you don’t have the ball, bringing pressure generates dangerous situations. There was little time to relax, we had several shots towards their goal. We tried. We had a good attitude and the players were ambitious but the ball didn’t want to go in. Tonight, we saw two teams who attack. Juventus also looked for opportunities on the counterattack. It was difficult for our players to control their intensity on attack after recovering balls on defense."
On being eliminated in the quarterfinals:
"A poor first half in Turin cost us a chance to go through. In the second half, we had more chances than our rivals even though we gave up a goal."
On this Sunday’s match versus Real Madrid:
"We have a chance to move into first place in La Liga against a direct rival. It’s a great opportunity."
On the rest of the season:
"Now we must focus on the two competitions that we are still in."
On his general feelings:
"I love being part of a club like this one, where everyone wants to win everything from the beginning of the season. This is a night to feel very proud of being a Barça fan."