“Who is the designated penalty taker? For the last 20 years it has been Totti, so I’d assume him… I cannot tell you why Osvaldo took the penalty. I haven’t had a chance to ask him. Perhaps they had discussed it between themselves, I don’t know.
“In any case, the whole match doesn’t boil down to this one incident. We played very well and I am satisfied with the performance, as the lads did everything I asked of them.
“We worked on self-esteem this week, as our objective was to give the lads their confidence back. Lamela was wide right to give us something more down that side of the pitch and I asked him for a sacrifice.
“It was a good performance in terms of quality, but unfortunately we play only for the result and it didn’t go our way.”