Both coaches were full of praise for Lionel Messi after FC Barcelona's win but Luis Enrique refused to be overconfident despite "15 passionate minutes" securing victory.
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• Barcelona victory owes to "15 passionate minutes" according to Luis Enrique
• Blaugrana coach describes Lionel Messi as "from another planet"
• "Barça is Leo," adds Josep Guardiola after Argentinian's double
• Bayern boss says side lost control in closing stages to concede three
• Second leg will take place at Fußball Arena München on Tuesday
Luis Enrique, Barcelona coach
This was a difficult match and we expected that. Both teams tried to apply pressure. We did well creating chances, more so than Bayern, and in the space of 15 passionate minutes we won the match. But we have to wait for next Tuesday because that's another tough game. Of course life is easier with Lionel Messi. He does all sorts of things. We see that every day. He is from another planet. Besides what we saw from Leo, all the other forwards, midfielders and defenders contributed a lot too.
It was a very even match for a long time. We were quite effective and created more chances than they did. We will play to win next week, just as Bayern came here to win. We carved out lots of opportunities whereas I remember a chance for Robert Lewandowski for Bayern and that's about it. The result is impressive but the match was extremely even.
In a semi-final, small details make the difference. We have three extremely good players in attack – Leo won it for us. We pressed well, waited for the right moment and were very clinical at the end. I wouldn't say we are through. We have seen all sorts in football. I failed maths at school so I am not interested in percentages. The prize is so big that my players will treat the second leg with the right intensity.
We didn't concede and they hardly created any chances. That means we defended very well. We stole balls back in their area too, so our attitude was excellent and I am delighted with the result.
Josep Guardiola, Bayern coach
We wanted to control possession but against Barcelona you can't. After it went to 1-0 we lost momentum and the last goal was too much. Barça is Leo [Lionel Messi] – but Barça are also a very good team and they are in top form in all departments. All their players, Neymar, Luis Suárez ... the best way to control them is to restrict their play. We were poorly positioned for the first two goals and the third was almost inevitable.
If you don't have possession against Barcelona it is difficult and our plan was to monopolise the ball and make them run. But we were not dominant enough. With four defenders we were more solid than with three. We lost control in the closing stages of the match – we always try to score. We had done well until the first goal but then we lost control.
I respect the players I had on the bench but I decided to make just one change. I could have made more but I opted to stick with the team on the pitch. I am very proud of my team – for two or three months now we have had problems but we have come this far. These players have won major trophies in recent years, even a World Cup. The bad things are down to me. I can only thank these players. We knew who we were facing tonight. It has worked for me in the past to control possession and I cannot imagine football played any other way. But I congratulate Barcelona and we will see them next week in Munich.