The Spanish coach introduced that his gamers had been tense earlier than going up in opposition to giants Al-Rayyan …
Goa coach Juan Ferrando was delighted to begin his first AFC Champions League season with a goalless draw in opposition to robust opponents like Qatar’s Al-Rayyan SC.
The Gaurs fought head to toe in opposition to the Qatari membership on their Champions League debut and achieved a memorable outcome.
What did Juan Ferrando say?
“We’re comfortable as a result of we performed an excellent workforce,” stated Ferrando after the sport. “Everybody is aware of the standard of their gamers. He is taking part in in opposition to Laurent Blanc (Al Rayyan supervisor) who gained the 1998 World Cup. It was very troublesome, however we’re pleased with this level.”
“However from a coach’s perspective we have to increase on some particulars and techniques. We have to enhance in sure elements of the assault as that is the AFC Champions League and it’s essential to organize and compete in all elements.”
The Spanish coach went on to say that the draw in opposition to a workforce like Al Rayyan will increase their confidence in numerous methods and assist them put together nicely for the remaining 5 video games within the group stage.
“It is vital as a result of it is optimistic earlier than you put together for the subsequent sport. I would like to speak about this second. Now we have 5 video games left. The primary sport went nicely, it is the brand new purpose for Saturday to additional enhance the assault. ” Now we have to maneuver ahead step-by-step and preserve bettering. This isn’t our restrict and now we have to maintain bettering, “stated the Goa FC supervisor.
“It’s troublesome to stay to a sure plan”
“In soccer it’s troublesome to stay to a plan. Think about if we conceded a purpose within the first minute we must put together a plan ‘B’. Clearly our workforce tried to work on three plans – 0-0, 1-0 and 0-1. Additionally, it is extremely vital that the gamers have a transparent mentality relying on the rating and time.
“Between 60 and 70 minutes immediately it was very troublesome for us to play in opposition to strain from Al-Rayyan, who performed very nicely. The gamers had been very drained. However I’m comfortable. It’s now essential to vary the plan. ” for the subsequent Saturday in our subsequent sport, “stated Ferrando when requested about his strategy earlier than taking up Al Rayyan.
The 40-year-old supervisor introduced that his gamers had been tense earlier than going up in opposition to the Qatar Stars League (QSL) runner-up. Nevertheless, thorough preparation within the coaching classes helped them struggle Al-Rayyan.
“Within the coaching classes we targeted daily on the opponents within the Champions League. Ultimately, whenever you work on one thing daily – morning and night – I saved telling them to look at as a result of these are very troublesome video games. The gamers knew that they not solely have to pay attention individually, but additionally as a workforce.
“We knew Rayyan was one on one higher than us, however as a workforce we thought we might see. An hour earlier than the sport the gamers had been tense however that is regular. I hope we’ll be within the sport within the subsequent sport will compete in opposition to one another. ” the identical method, “stated the Spaniard.
Goa FC will face Al Wahda from the United Arab Emirates of their subsequent sport on Saturday.