Both midfielders was influential in the 5-0 win.
"I think it's a team game and it's always great when you can help your team-mates score goals," he stated. "Thankfully, they have done that tonight.
"Shinji is a fantastic footballer so it's great for us. He hasn't played much football but came in tonight and played superbly. It's great to have players fighting for the positions.
"Ryan has done it for years and I've run out of things to say about him. During the game, actually, the centre-half for Bayer was asking how he is still playing at that age! It's great to see him with his composure on the ball. I certainly won't be playing at that age, that's for sure!"
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