Atalanta striker Luis Muriel admits La Dea lost confidence when they gifted two goals to Real Madrid with their own mistakes.
3-1 at home in their Champions League last-16 second leg on Wednesday to stroll into the quarterfinals 4-1 on aggregate.
broke the deadlock for Real Madrid;
were also on the scoresheet, while
’s free-kick was just a consolation.
“We conceded that early goal with an error and it really hit our confidence,”
confessed Muriel to Sky Sport Italia
“It’s a pity, because we gave away two goals with our errors and that really knocked the wind out of our sails.
Muriel said he was impressed by the way Real Madrid were pressing them during the game.
“What impressed me the most was the pressing they used on us and also the calm they had when playing, which was remarkable considering this is a club that had a lot to lose and would run into a lot of trouble if they were eliminated. It impressed me.”