Jan Oblak asserted Atletico Madrid “never have fear” after Wednesday’s 1-0 win against Bayern Munich in the Champions League semi-finals.
Atleti will take a 1-0 advantage to the Allianz Arena next week thanks to Saul Niguez’s solo finish, and Oblak – who made a number of saves to deny Bayern of an away goal – praised his teammates for their
“We played to win,” the goalkeeper said after the game, UEFA.com reports.
“To score a goal and not concede. In the end we finished well, 1-0, but we know there will be a tough [second] game.
“We need to be 100 percent with the head already. Now we have La Liga on Saturday and on Tuesday against Bayern.
“It was very important to score that goal, Saul did a great job. Bayern are an amazing team with amazing players, but all our players showed we can stop them and I hope that in the next game we will do it again.
“We respect them but we never have fear.”