“It was nice to help the team, it was a beautiful evening and I have to keep working hard to try and help the team every time I get on the pitch.”
Despite dominating for much of the match and later building a comfortable two-goal lead, the Reds were forced to endure a nervy finale as a result of Jobi McAnuff’s late strike at the Theatre of Dreams. Thankfully, Nani and his teammates were able to secure progress from a tricky tie.
“It is always difficult to play against this team because they have a very good motivation to play against us and they always play until the last minute. Of course, if they relax a bit then they can cause problems. They scored one goal and the last minutes were difficult for us.”
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“It is very important, the manager has told us that he wants to win the FA Cup and we are very focused on this competition. We prepared very hard for this game and we did well to win, which is the most important thing."