"We could have put the result under lock and key in the first half, but that is football. With the red card we started to struggle. "It is not a disaster, we just need to have a little patience.
"There were some improvements in terms of play. I am convinced that without the dismissal we could have controlled the game all the way to the end. This is just the beginning and there is a long way to go. We must not fall into the trap of being provoked."