Adam Nawałka, Poland coach:
We won a point in a very difficult place to play at, so I'm happy. However, we conceded a goal in added time and that did hurt. In general, I think the result was fair. We played a very good first half and maybe lacked a bit of quality, but overall, we are happy with a draw. We were so close to getting the three points, but one point is also a good result. It's no surprise that Ireland came back to score an equaliser because the other results show that they know how to play to the end and get a result.
Lukasz Fabianski, Poland goalkeeper:
I think we've done pretty well, especially away from home and against a really good team. I think we lacked a bit of concentration at the end of the game and they managed to equalise, but overall we can be happy with the performance. It gives us massive confidence going into the next games. I think it speaks about the character of the team, about the players, about us, being unbeaten in the group.
It was a difficult game. Obviously we knew that going into the final minutes, they were going to keep on pressing on us and they were going to put more and more balls into our box. That's what basically happened at the end of the game and they got the equaliser. I think it's a very important point for us. Then again, we were so close to getting the three points, so we're a little bit disappointed.
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