Quotes Cras Basket Taranto vs. Pécs 2010
Cras Basket Taranto coach, Roberto Ricchini:
"It was an intense match; quite balanced in first half. My team played pretty well, especially when they raised their defensive strength. In this way we were able to neutralize a dangerous opponent, and be able to play good offense. I am happy for our first place status in the group, but we must remain humble and confident."
Cras Basket Taranto player Sara Giauro:
"This is a new time for Cras after some difficulties. We know each other and play well. Pécs was not an easy opponent to beat, but we managed by playing collectively and with competitive spirit. I have great confidence in us going to the next round."
Pécs 2010 coach Zeljko Djokic:
"I'm sorry for this KO. My team is committed to the maximum and could even win here. But in front of us we had an equally determined opponent, which was not easy to bend as they have the best defense of Euroleague. However, I remain confident about my team for the return leg."
Pécs 2010 player Dalma Ivanyi:
"In the end we suffered because of Taranto's good defense, but my team has played strong. We are two good teams, they both deserved to win. We aim to redeem ourselves in our next game."