Maniche felt his former club Porto would have deserved to win the first leg of their last-16 Champions League clash last night.
“To be honest, I believe that Porto deserved to beat us because they created a lot more chances than we did,” he said during the post-match press conference.
“Even before the game, we knew that they are a great team with a lot of good players and they were never going to give up easily when we were leading 1-0.
“Now, the second leg at Porto will be very complicated. They are a difficult team to beat at home but if we can score a goal, then things can change quickly.”