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Gianfranco Zola on the determination shown by his team... 
The players showed a lot of heart today. The commitment and the desire not to give anything away was top class. I am pleased, this is what the moment requires. Considering the value of their team we also created a couple of chances. They could have scored obviously because they are a good team but also, we could have scored - that's encouraging to be honest.

Gianfranco Zola on the importance of the result and performance…
At the moment that's the sort of performance we need from the team. At the moment, we need to be defensively organised, be difficult to beat and get results that can give a bit of comfort and tranquillity to everyone. Once we do that then we are going to go to the next step. But at the moment the first-half was a perfect example of what we need to do.

Gianfranco Zola on his side's attacking threat...
We tried to play some football at times, not as much as I would like but considering the situation and the value of the opposition team it was quite good. Even in the second-half when we were tired there was a couple of bits of good passing and we created a chance - but that could have gone better. Considering the situation we are going through it's not easy to produce that quality because you need to be calm with the ball, you have to be confident. When you go through such a difficult run like ours it is not easy to find that.

Gianfranco Zola asked if the result eased the pressure on him...
Even if I don't have pressure from the Club or the supporters, if I don't get the results I want I am under pressure as well. I am used that. These are only two results, I am looking for much more than that. But it is encouraging because it is what we need to build. It is a very small platform - but it is a platform. We need to carry on and make it bigger. Now we have a little bit of time and I will use it in the best way.

Gianfranco Zola asked if he could now see the light at the end of the tunnel...
It's too early to say it's light at the end of the tunnel, the attitude is good, the response from the players is good - but it's a long way. At the moment they are quite comfortable in playing in the new gameplan which is to be more difficult to beat. They are fitting quite well in this but it is early days yet.

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