Chatting with the BBC after the game, Kopp stated: “Excellent, it was an unbelievable, intense game in opposition to Chelsea – they’d have deserved it [the win] precisely the identical means, like within the Carabao Cup – that’s how small the margins are.
“I couldn’t be extra pleased with my boys, the shift they put in, how exhausting they fought, early adjustments. I believe Virgil is okay however his muscle was damage.
“All of these items, lacking good possibilities, overcoming good moments from Chelsea, then having actually good moments ourselves.
“Then within the penalty shootout, it was nerve-racking, my nails are gone however I actually really feel for Chelsea – for the second time, 120 minutes and also you get nothing, that’s too exhausting. However for us I’m fairly comfortable.
“We’re mentality monsters however there have been mentality monsters in blue as effectively – it was one penalty. Chelsea performed excellent however in the long run there have to be one winner and that was us at this time.”