"We had two good games, at Fenerbahce and today, where we played the way we want to play. We were in control.
"You never know how you respond to a game like that (in Istanbul), because it was intense. Maybe the positive result meant the mental side counter-balanced the fatigue.
"We knew the last 20 minutes would be difficult. When they got to 3-1 I was a bit worried, but they didn't put us under pressure."
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