“I’m delighted because we played with a lot of courage and big personality,” he told the BBC.
“They played a really tricky formation with four midfielders and two that constantly strain your back four.
“We could have scored twice in the first half and when we scored the goal we had to manage those moments. There was high stress, it is different to any other ground.
“Individually you have to win the fights and step up to the occasion and the performance of every player today was top drawer.”
Aubameyang had gone five league matches without a goal before netting the penalty.