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Barcelona celebrate on 'perfect' night

Published: Sunday 29 April 2012, 23.47CET
FC Barcelona coach Marc Carmona saluted his players and the team's fans after their 3-1 UEFA Futsal Cup final defeat of MFK Dinamo Moskva, while goalscorer Wilde hailed a "perfect game".
by Dúnia Martín & José Nuno Pimentel
from Pavelló Barris Nord

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Published: Sunday 29 April 2012, 23.47CET

Barcelona celebrate on 'perfect' night

FC Barcelona coach Marc Carmona saluted his players and the team's fans after their 3-1 UEFA Futsal Cup final defeat of MFK Dinamo Moskva, while goalscorer Wilde hailed a "perfect game".

Marc Carmona, Barcelona coach
I feel an immense satisfaction and joy. It is hard to find words. We expected a very even match: both teams are good and have great players, but things went as we thought. The first goal calmed us – it was very important – but Dinamo did not give up and played their game. It was a very tactical match, both teams looking for their opponents' weaknesses. These kinds of matches are not very easy, but you have to win. I think we put on two very complete performances and deserved to win.

Yes, we made club history. I think last year we took a big step [winning their first league title], but this title is the most important; it gives you more prestige. Many people have worked to get here and I dedicate this title to them. The fans were fantastic; that is all I need to say.

Wilde, man of the match and finals top scorer
The team was phenomenal from the start and we played a perfect game against a Dinamo side that’s one of the best clubs in the world. The team are very happy. For me it's a unique feeling because it's my first European title, and I hope to repeat it many times.

Sergio Lozano, Barcelona forward
The team are thrilled. It was something we dreamed about early in the season – to do it in front of our fans. I want to thank them for their support during this game and throughout the season. The truth is that, in difficult times, they made us grow. Being champions of Europe is a great joy.

Overall, these finals were very positive; the team put on good displays in all areas in both games, so we are deserved winners. Tonight we had more chances than them and were very good in defence – that was the key.

Faustino Pérez, Dinamo coach
Barça made good use of our few mistakes and we did not take advantage of theirs. We made it a very tight match, we had many chances and we didn't take them. They had fewer and scored more goals. Despite that, I think they are deserved winners. I congratulate them on doing a great job, having two sensational seasons in which they have won everything. For me, their triumph was fair.

We should not have let that early goal put Barça ahead: they're a team that knows how to handle this type of situation very well. I'm happy because the team did very well throughout the match despite conceding that goal. Once the team had recovered, we had our chances. Congratulations Barça.

Cirilo, Dinamo forward
They started very strongly and managed to score from a set-piece. But I congratulate our team because we fought until the end. We were truly warriors. We knew the troubles that we were going to have here playing away against Barcelona.

With Barcelona being such a great team, we should not have conceded a first goal like that, but once again I still want to give credit to the team. Unfortunately, I haven't had happy experiences playing against Spanish teams [either for my club or the Russian national team]. I hope I can break the spell. For me, it's very sad because I have never won against Spain. I am very annoyed, but now there is nothing else to do but lift our heads up and look forward.

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