Luis Suárez was the man of the match. The Uruguayan striker made a perfect second half with two very good goals against Atletico Madrid in the first leg of the Champions League quarterfinals.
Speaking to TV3, Suarez said he is quite optimistic about the possibility of reaching the semifinals after this result.
Torres sent off
"Yes it was important his sendinf off, but he comitted two fouls that...".
"I just try to help the team. There weren't spaces so my mission was to stay in the area to score".
"I think that the second leg will be quite similar to this one... but they will need to try to score".
Luis Enrique was also quite happy after the result in the first leg of the Champions League quarterfinals against Atlético Madrid. Speaking in his press conference, the manager said the reaction of the team in the second half was very good.
Atletico, always difficult
"It is always difficult to play against them. They press high, they recover their positions quickly... When you are not very good at the individual duels, it is really difficult against them to play well".
Torres sending off
"I saw it as any Barcelona fan. Clear read card. Nothing else. Everyone sees it different according to their colors".
"Since I am here, I've always thought we need to play every game, even if it is a draw, to try to win it. We want to go to El Calderon to win the match. We will see if we can make it".