Porto's fast start set up their surprise win over Bayern Munich, but the Bundesliga giants' coach Pep Guardiola was not surprised.
Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola was unsurprised by Porto's early pressure in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League quarter-final, conceding the match "did not go well" for his team.
A brace from Ricardo Quaresma in the opening 10 minutes set up Porto's surprise 3-1 victory on Wednesday.
Thiago Alcantara pulled a goal back for the 2013 European champions, before Jackson Martinez's second-half effort put the Primeira Liga giants in control of the tie.
"We were not surprised by Porto's start to the game. I knew we were going to face a very good team, we knew they had a good attack," Guardiola said.
"The quality of this game was at the highest level, we are lucky to be in this phase of the competition. Jackson Martínez is a top player. Casemiro and [Hector] Herrera played very well.
"In the Champions League you have to be practically perfect to win a match. It did not go well but we have six days to prepare [for the second leg]."
Hot favourites to progress to the semi-finals prior to Wednesday's clash, Bayern need a turnaround when they host the second leg on Tuesday.
Guardiola felt the away goal from Thiago was crucial for his side.
"This was a typical UEFA Champions League game. After 10 minutes we were already 2-0 down which was obviously not good for us," he added.
"We are down but we have six days to prepare for the next match – we will keep training and will try to play better in the second leg.
"Of course Thiago's goal is important but it is not decisive."comments