Andrej Kramaric: "First of all I'd like to say: bravo, Ishak, and thanks. It was his goal really. His performance was unbelievable today. I'm obviously very happy and proud to now be the record goalscorer. I could never have expected this when I joined Hoffenheim. It's a crazy feeling to now have my name in the record books. But I want to achieve more with TSG and will continue to give my all to make us successful. It was hard work and not as easy as the result might suggest. I hope this is just the starting point for us to end the season in the best possible way and ensure we qualify for Europe again."
Benjamin Hübner: "It could hardly have gone better, it feels wonderful. There was an element of luck with the pass before the first goal, if I'm being honest. Now we need to ensure that we can stabilise our performances and continue to play like that. Only then will I discuss Europe."
David Otto: "It's obviously still exciting to come on from the bench. But I just tried to keep a cool head. That worked well today, I immediately settled into the game and then things went well too."
Julian Nagelsmann: "We used the opening stages to apply pressure early on. We regained possession brilliantly at some points but then lost it again quickly and got hit on the counter. We then consciously defended deeper. The opener wasn't deserved at that point. After they made it 1-1, we played better and started the second period brightly. I'm very happy and satisfied with the display from my boys."
Peter Bosz (Bayer 04 Leverkusen coach): "Hoffenheim deserved to win tonight. If you look at the first half an hour, the defeat was unnecessary because we played well. But thereafter the victory was deserved. TSG scored the opener with their first chance. We lost our sense of order after the two injury-induced substitutions."