Guardiola: We still have 90 minutes
FC Bayern lost the Champions League semi-final first leg, but there is still everything to play for after the 1-0 reverse away to Atlético. "We still have 90 minutes, and I hope we'll make it with the support of our fans at the Allianz Arena," Pep Guardiola commented, and added: "75 percent of our play was super. But at this level, in the Champions League, you need 90 instead of 75 good minutes, we know that." Manuel Neuer commented: "In the first half we lacked aggression and courage. We did better in the second. It's a pity we didn't earn our reward."
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Pep Guardiola: "75 percent of our play was super, the last 20, 25 minutes of the first half and the entire second half. We created enough chances. But at this level, in the Champions League, you need 90 instead of 75 good minutes, we know that. We have to learn from it and see to it that it doesn't happen again on Tuesday. We must analyse what we did well and what not. We have to be very clever. The result isn't great. But we still have 90 minutes, and I hope we'll make it with the support of our fans at the Allianz Arena."
Philipp Lahm: "We struggled a bit at the beginning. We didn't want to make any mistakes in our build-up play because Atlético are very, very dangerous in terms of switches of play. In the second half we created lots of chances but failed to score. We hadn't expected to create many chances, but it boosts our confidence to have created so many chances in 45 minutes. We have 90 more minutes at home. There's a superb atmosphere at the stadium, our crowd will noisily get behind us. We'll go for it from the beginning and try to turn it round."
Manuel Neuer: "We were very well prepared for Atlético, but lacked aggression and courage in the first half. We did better in the second. It's a pity we didn't earn our reward with an away goal. We knew we'd still have 90 minutes in Munich, and we didn't want to concede a second goal. We'll give it everything in the return together with our fans. We believe in going through to the final. We'll do everything to achieve that."
David Alaba: "We didn't get into the game as we had planned. The turf was very, very dry, we struggled with that. In the second half we did much better. We got well into the game then, went for the one-on-ones and tried to go ahead with our play. We created plenty of chances but failed to use them. We know we still have the return, and that we're able to play very well at home. With the support of our fans anything can happen in Munich. We'll give it everything."
Xabi Alonso: "The first 15, 20 minutes weren't so good. It's always difficult to play here. The result could have been better, but I think we can beat them in the return. We're Bayern, we have to fight."