Jorge Fossati, Al-Sadd coach
We're delighted to have had the chance to play against Barcelona, the best club side in the world. We lost heavily and made a few mistakes, but I'm satisfied with my players. It was a great experience for them and they'll profit from it in terms of their future development. Games like this are also important for the development of football in Qatar. Of course nobody wants to lose 4-0, but Barcelona are a class apart and we can accept a result like this against opponents of their calibre.

Pep Guardiola, Barcelona coach
Al-Sadd were very compact in defence and waited for their chance to hit us on the counter with their two quick strikers. That made it hard for us to find space, but all in all we did a good job. Now we're looking forward to the final against Santos, a strong team with a lot of technically gifted players. Of course we want to win the title like we did two years ago. The injury to David Villa has saddened all of us, it's a big blow to the team. I hope he recovers as quickly as possible.