Vedad Ibisevic has warned that Stuttgart cannot afford to think its place in the group phase of the Europa League is already assured following its first-leg play-off victory over Dynamo Moscow.
The Bosnian scored both goals in a 2-0 win for
"We knew that it would be a tough game and it was," he told German TV network
"What was important is that we kept our patience and defended very well so they hardly had any chances and we just waited for ours to come.
"We knew that we needed a goal and it is important that we got it.
"Of course we will be confident, but it will be another difficult game and we cannot feel we are through because, in football, 2-0 is a very dangerous result."
Labbadia was pleased with his side's first important outing of the season as he looks for his fourth taste of European football after spells with Leverkusen, Hamburg and, two seasons ago, with Stuttgart.
"I am more than happy with the result," he said.
"Our game plan was not to concede and then for us to score two goals is obviously great."
UEFA Europa League
Malaga has been able to reduce its suspension from competing in European competitions to one year.