The Argentine winger remains upbeat about his side's chances, despite suffering defeat in Istanbul, as he believes they have what it takes to turn things around in the return legEduardo Salvio remains confident Benfica can make it to the final of the Europa League at the expense of Fenerbahce.
|11/2||Benfica are 11/2 with Bet365 to beat Fenerbahce 2-0 in the second leg|
"We cannot be happy with the result, but we are confident we can change the course of this tie at home, in front of our own fans," Salvio was quoted as saying on the official Uefa website.
"I can't really say what went wrong tonight [Thursday], but at this level sometimes small mistakes can have large consequences.
"And this is exactly what we saw tonight, with a 1-0 which was the result of a defensive error.
"But we as a team are sure of ourselves, and still believe we'll get through to the final."
The return takes place in Lisbon on May 2.