After said combat Uriel is dazed to discover they were not required to win, in fact if they had it would have been a sure sign of Chaos empowerment. He is still assimilating this when Pasanius regains consciousness.
Pasanius (groggily): "What happened? Did we win?"
Uriel: "I think we did."
Pasanius: "Good. I knew we could take him." (looses consciousness)
The Reccent White Drawf the 6th edition codex creators look Ward's "fanboyism" and played it for laughs to a point were one claims "Every other chapter cries themselves to sleep for not being Ultramarines".