They now head to Duisburg in Germany for Tuesday’s one-off last-eight tie against the five-time winners – the first time the club has reached a quarter final in Europe since 1972.
“We didn’t score our goals, we also had some mistakes, but I’m very proud of my players.
“We’ve made a fantastic journey after only a year and this is one of the best season’s for Olympiacos in Europe. That’s what we did, this team and players.
“I prefer not to speak about VAR, I prefer to watch the game and talk about after. I need to observe more realistically. What I didn’t like was the time the game was stopped for, this is not good for football.”