"I am very happy with the performance of my men and all the chances they were able to create," he said at the final whistle. "You cannot always win and a draw is acceptable, but today we did deserve the full points."
"Cicinho made a mistake in tackling Nedved for the spot-kick, but I don't want to put too much blame on to him. Nedved is an expert player who knows how to make the most of certain situations."
"We are continuing to work like last season, there is nothing new. We will not be downhearted by this missed opportunity. Perhaps we should learn not to let our enthusiasm get the better of us, as that can lead to mistakes."