Pride in Character and Results feature in quotes of the week
While Vardar are at the most powerful position to maintain a quarterfinal ticket, most of the other teams can still dream about making to Cologne.
Listed below are the top 3 quotes following the thrilling first-leg Last-16 clashes:
3. Dejan Milosavljev, H C Vardar goalkeeper
“Big game for all of us; one that we’ve ever been coordinating for during the full path of this season, because the eighth-finals is one of those steps towards the goal we set for ourselves as a team before this growing season. ”
Dejan Milosavljev was elected Player of the Match at Zagreb, at which Vardar beat the hosts — his team don’t wish to stop there. They might have to struggle to keep their advantage to your return . For the time being, but the goalkeeper takes a moment to enjoy his team’so performance.
2. Petar Djordjic, HC Meshkov Brest left back
“It is good that we saw the strength to respond to the very best level of this competition. Trust in me playing at the Bundesliga with a 100% purpose efficacy is a wonderful end effect, which looked impossible until now. We’re residing, and travel to Flensburg with expects to provide a struggle and fundamentally advance further. ”
Against his former team mates, Brest’s left back Petar Djordjic saw his present club struggle, being down as much as eight aims. But the hosts of this very initial leg of this previous 16 saw the strength to come back within two at the last buzzer, and still hope for qualification next week.
“We’re going to get the best we could to keep dreaming. We dignified Portuguese handball and also the name of Sporting Clube de Portugal. ”
The Last 16 of the Champions League is really a historical moment for Sporting. They threatened Veszprém for that entire 60 minutes of their first leg and, despite losing by 2, still have an opportunity to qualify for the quarter-finals. That alone is something for coach Hugo Canela to be happy about.
TEXT: Kevin Domas / C G