Switzerland-Germany: Quotes
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Dany Ryser, Switzerland coach
It was a spectacular game that had a little bit of everything and kept the fans entertained. It was a nightmare for us coaches, though. There was so much tension out there and it's definitely not the kind of game I'd advise people with a heart condition to watch. I'd like to congratulate my team, who were simply fantastic in every respect. I'd like to pay tribute in particular to their mental strength. They overcame every obstacle they faced in this game and managed to score a third goal when we were a man down. This is a victory for Swiss football as a whole but we haven't achieved anything yet. We deserved the win because we were the better side and now we go on and face Italy, who we beat at the European Championship but who still remain a great footballing nation.

Marco Pezzaiuoli, Germany coach
First of all I'd like to offer my congratulations to Switzerland. We saw two great teams take part in an epic battle that was in the balance right up until the end of extra-time. The heat has been a big handicap for us throughout the tournament but that's no excuse for today's defeat. We came up short in defence, where we looked nervous, and we gave the Swiss too much space. We couldn't make the most of our one-man advantage either. Even so, I have to say my side keep battling away and we had two chances to equalise right at the end. Unfortunately, luck was not on our side.