Štefan Svitek, Košice head coach:
"I believed that we can to beat Madrid at home. It was a very balanced match, fight for every ball. Fortunately, we have managed to break the opponent's zone defense. The match was decided in the last quarter, we handled it and won."
Katarína Hricková, Košice player:
"I am glad that I helped to win. We are pleased that we have prepared the first defeat of Madrid. The group is balanced, everyone can beat any."
Javier Fort, Rivas head coach:
"We did not play a good match today, I do not know why. Kosice has been in the game since the beginning. They have stars like McCoughtry and Dupree, they took and that was the difference, which decide the match."
Catherine Joens, Rivas player:
"It was a hard match, the home team was well prepared. We tried to do a good job, but sometimes you have to loose. I hope this defeat will be the last, we must prepare for the next match after christmas and remain confident."