Wolfsburg - Naldo and Co. were understandably full of beans after coasting to a deserved 3-0 win over disgruntled 1. FSV Mainz 05 on Sunday.
rounds up the reaction to a decidedly one-sided encounter at the Volkswagen Arena...
This was a really important win for us - the table could have looked a lot different if we'd not won it. I always try to get forward for set-pieces and obviously I was delighted with the part I played in the first two goals. The coach always says how important set-pieces are. We're happy to be playing a lot of games and to be in Europe. Training all week for one game at the weekend is a bit boring.
: I think we played a really good game today, both in attack and in defence. We did our job. We’ve played a lot of games but everybody was fresh today and I think we fully deserved to win.
: It was a really good team performance today against an awkward opponent. We had a bit of trouble getting into the game early on but after that it was a very good display.
: We worked really well in training. Maybe we weren’t so good early on but we still won. We played well today and got another three points. That was great.
It felt good to be back in the team. It was a difficult match, but we did well and I think we deserved to win. Looking at the performances of Ricardo Rodriguez, you'd have to say he's been one of the best left-backs in the country, if not the best. That's a shame for me, but I have to make sure I'm fit and ready to step in when he's not available, and I think I've done that very well in the last two games.
1. FSV Mainz 05
We didn't really compete today and our organization was all over the place. Wolfsburg played at their limit after a really tough game away in Europe this week, but we couldn't match them. We didn't put enough into the game and we got what we deserved really.