Gabriel: "From outside, nobody believed this was possible"
The Brazilian goalscorer was interviewed after the game and said nobody believed they could win at the Santiago Bernabeu but Leganés knew they could do it.
Gabriel Pires, the game-winning goalscorer at the Bernabeu on Wednesday night spoke to BeIN Sports after the game and gave his thoughts on a historic night or Leganés.
Qualification for the semi-final: "I don't know what to say. It's a sensation and and emotion that's huge. From the outside nobody believed that this was possible. The truth is that the team believed that we could do it."
Faith of the team: "Before the game, everyone thought that tie was for them because of the quality and the squad they have. We worked very hard and we gave everything on the field."
Goal: "I don't know what I thought. The happiness made me forget everything. When I saw the ball going in, it was pure happiness."
Anxiety of Madrid: "It's normal, they had to score a goal with everything they had and with all their strength and it wasn't to be. We enjoyed it."
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