Otmane Ibrir, Algeria coach
We're extremely disappointed because we've gone out there and lost again, although we were a lot worse than in our opening match. We've gifted Uruguay two simple goals. We reacted well to going a goal down, but they've caught us napping on the break. Let's not forget that my players gave it their best shot, and they are just 17 after all. This game will have taught us a lesson. Naturally, we'll go out and try to win our last group match.
Roland Marcenaro, Uruguay coach
We're back in business! I told my lads that if we lose, we're out, but if we win, we're still a long way from being champions. That's exactly how we'll approach our third game. We've flown all the way to Nigeria with the aim of getting through the group stage. It'll be difficult against Italy, but I think they'll respect Uruguay just as we respect them. The Italians are favourites on paper, but football isn't played on paper, it's played out on the park.