Giampaolo said, "I am quite cool-headed during a game, fortunately. I had doubts it was a penalty, but Reina has so much character that I had faith he would save it.
“It was a difficult match, we went underwater and were under a lot of pressure, so I praise the lads for not letting go. I didn't even care if they misplaced a pass or a goal, the important thing was to give a response in terms of character.
“I want us to continue with this character, but obviously hope to get a sharper and higher quality style of football in future.
“I want to see this team play better football, but it wasn't possible today because they felt the pressure so much and needed the victory so badly. We had to scrape the last bit of determination and character. I couldn't ask them for beautiful football today, as we had other objectives."
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