"I don't only respect him as a footballer but I also respect him as a professional"
Juan Antonio Pizzi, Chile's head coach, didn't let go of his first opportunity to praise goalkeeper Claudio Bravo. Despite the 2 clear mistakes he made against Panama, he is the reference in La Roja's goal according to the manager.
"He's not only my starting goalkeeper, but he is also the captain of that generation of players that has given so many good moments to the Chilean people."
"I don't only respect him as a footballer I also respect him as a professional and I'm sure he will overcome the disappointment of some action in the game."
Game against Panama
"It makes me very proud and serene. We had the same idea as in the other games, the difference was the efficiency in the last meters that enables you to score goals and reward the effort."
"We won really clearly against a very tough opponent."
Mexico, next opponent
"To beat them we need to be above our usual level, in terms of football as well as in terms of emotions."