The Danish lineout specialist Thomas Grønnemark, has this season been associated with Liverpool, and he can already see a clear improvement.
What he talks about in an interview with the football-medium Goal.com.
- In this season we could hold on to 75 percent of all throw. In the last season, it was about 50 percent, so there is a clear lift, saith the Grønnemark.
the Dane has seen a big change in relation to respect from the outside world, since he came to the Premier League giant.
specifically, the lineout was crucial in this context. The run-up to the reversal in landskampen between England and Croatia in november 2018, which the former won 2-1.
Liverpool's English back Joe Gomez went here the utility of Grønnemarks technique and training, as the fullback sent a very long throw into the small field. Here could Harry Kane and since Jesse Lingard in the community to handle the ball in the net for an equalizing
Subsequently, it was discussed whether the execution had been illegal, but fodboldloven was on Gomez's side, and the success was a reality.
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Thomas Grønnemark has worked with Joe Gomez, who has developed his throw. Photo: AP Images
- When I began to work in Liverpool, had the media fun with the idea of me, but after landskampen all began to praise me. Even journalists from the UNITED states and Argentina would talk with me.
When he looked closer at the figures, which one has achieved in Liverpool, he spends like Joe Gomez as an example. In the past he could throw 19-20 metres, which is quite short for a back. But are there problems in it? Yes, believe Grønnemark.
It is dangerous for a back to throw the card when the receiver is under pressure, when he gets it, explains the Danish indkastekspert.
- But he has improved a lot, and he is now able to throw 27 meters, which is a big improvement. He is clever, and he has many more options now. I am very proud of him, saith the Grønnemark.
in Addition to Liverpool is Thomas Grønnemark also associated with, among other things FC Midtjylland and Ghent. He is the holder of the world record for the longest throw.