'It was no fun at all' – Martins Indi left flattened by Bayern thrashing

The Netherlands international admits his side were punished ruthlessly, while Jackson Martinez was quick to divert attention back to domestic matters

Porto defender Bruno Martins Indi admitted the 6-1 thrashing at Bayern Munich was “no fun at all”.

The visitors came into the second leg of their quarter-final tie with a 3-1 advantage but were blown away at the Allianz Arena, Bayern storming into a 5-0 half-time lead on their way to winning 6-1, and 7-4 on aggregate.

Netherlands international Martins Indi conceded it had been a chastening experience for the Portuguese side.

He told Sport1: “This is a massive loss and, of course, we are very disappointed. We came here with a lot of confidence but it all went very quickly.

“We didn’t win enough duels and they know how to take advantage of that. The second half was a little bit better but Bayern were too good today, that was obvious.

“This is what football at the top level is all about. At home we punished them for making mistakes and this week they did that to us. It was no fun at all.”

Porto skipper Jackson Martinez, who grabbed a consolation in the second half, also had few arguments with the result.

He told A Bola: “It was a very hard match for us and we suffered. Bayern were better collectively.

“We knew about the difficulties of this match but we could have done a lot better in the first half.”

Next up for Porto is a top-of-the-table Primeira Liga clash at leaders Benfica on Sunday.

Martinez added: “We now have another tournament to dispute and we’ll fight to the end. It will be a hard game at the [Estadio da] Luz but we are conscious of the opportunity we have to achieve our goals.”

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