Roger Schmidt blamed too little composure in the last third for Bayer Leverkusen’s Europa League exit at the hands of Villarreal.
Leverkusen was going through an uphill struggle in Thursday’s Fifa Coins second leg on the BayArena, having lost the particular away contest 2-0 with El Madrigal the other day, and a scoreless attract consigned it with a last-16 aggregate wipe out.
The Bundesliga side controlled a lot of the play yet did little to be able to trouble Sergio Asenjo inside the Villarreal goal, as well as the visitors arguably had the harder clear-cut chances together with Denis Suarez, Roberto Soldado and also Manu Trigueros on its way close.
And Schmidt claims Villarreal were worthy of its place inside the quarterfinals over the 2 legs.
“Villarreal prevailed and so they earned it above both games, inches Schmidt said. “We have controlled the sport, but we have been missing determination and clarity inside the final 20 metres. We needed even more composure. The staff gave everything. It absolutely was not enough, but we need to accept it. inches
Defender Jonathan Tah extra: “We have offered everything and fought before the end. Now we have to concentrate fully around the Bundesliga. We must throw everything with that. “