Well done on the win and the man of the match award. What can you say about this nervy game?
First of all, I want to thank my teammates, without them we wouldn’t have got the three points or this award. The match was a difficult one, Krylia played well both with and without the ball. In the first half, we had almost no chances to score and then we conceded just before the break. But this goal got us started and forced us to up our game. We played much better in the second half, did as the manager instructed and got the win. I think in the long run, it’s even better that we went into halftime behind. Because a team that wants to be champions must be able to deal with problems, and we were able to turn the situation around.
Were you pleased to be back at the Gazprom Arena?
The support of just some of our fans is important to us, because when we play at home, we always have this advantage over the away team, and this is thanks to our amazing supporters who give us strength. Today's match was no different and they helped us a lot. We got the three points and moved a little closer to our target, championship gold.