"I substituted Hamsik towards the end because it was only right to give him that recognition of applause from the fans in Slovakia. It seemed positive to me," said Benitez in the post-match Press conference.
"I said all season that we deserved more and just needed a bit of luck. Slovan have quality players and when they run at your defence they do cause problems.
"What are our chances of qualifying? I am not playing this game this year. We take it one match at a time and qualification is still a long way away. The team is in good shape and with a bit of luck we could win every game."
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