Enrique Meza, Pachuca coach
Unfortunately we couldn't take our chances and were ineffective in front of goal. Having said that, Gamba Osaka took more risks and they were very dangerous on the counter-attack, so they deserved to win. They're a good team, I don't want to single out any individuals but they have quality throughout their squad and pace to burn.  We're not happy about finishing fourth but that's what we deserved in the end. We didn't get the kind of results we were looking for but I think we played pretty well overall.

Akira Nishino, Gamba Osaka coach
We maybe didn't play ideal football tonight, but Pachuca are a technically strong team who created problems for us. I asked my players to defend very high up the park, and they did that very well for 70 minutes before fatigue set in. This tournament has been a wonderful experience for us and we've had three very interesting matches. I'm happy my team managed to play some attacking football and that my players weren't afraid. They were very downhearted after the defeat against Manchester United, but we still gave it our best against Pachuca. We controlled the match very well after our goal, even if they threw everything at us in the final 15 minutes.