"We did well because we found the strength to regain control of the match. We played well and we obtained the result we wanted, it's good like this." - THE DECLARATIONS OF THE ROSSONERI -
CAGLIARI - Here are the declarations made by the rossoneri at the end of Cagliari-Milan 1-2:
"We had started the match decently, then Cagliari quickly managed to open the score and things became more difficult for us, especially because they closed themselves down in defence, leaving no space. Nevertheless we immediately tried to get back into the game, perhaps we conceded too much, but then came our goal and on the second one Andrea was brilliant in the way he hit the free kick. We managed to win thanks to two great champions. Now we have the Champions League, it would be nice to seal our qualification Wednesday night against Benfica so we can play the last match of the group stage without needing to win at all costs and allow for some player rotation."
"Today we conceded a goal, but then we did well because we found the strength to regain control of the match. We played well and we obtained the result we wanted, it's good like this. Now we have the Champions League, and then we will go to Tokyo, let's hope we do well there too."
"Today it went well, personally playing away against Cagliari with Milan always brings me luck. The second goal was a consequence of a foul made on me, but Andrea did very well to convert the free kick.
Now we have to think about doing well Wednesday in Portugal and close the group stages well.
With Ronaldo I was very comfortable, also with Kaká we tried some solutions that sometimes worked well and other times not so well, but it went well like this.
I've heard about the group Italy were drawn in for the qualifications to the 2010 World Cup, it might seem an easy group, but I think they are all well-prepared teams with experienced players who know how to face these types of tournaments."