"the reality of The football , it was crazy to see," says Ludovic Magnin after the 1:3 of the FC Zürich in the sixteenth-final first leg against Napoli. The coach was bothered by the lack of courage of his team.
Everything would have to run for the FC Zurich this Thursday evening in the sold-out Letzigrund. Actually, the Swiss Cup winners wanted to be high, the flow of the game of the opponent to disrupt, ball losses provoke and to come, in turn, opportunities. Relentlessly to him were shown from the Second of the Serie A but the limits. "We are always one step too late," said Magnin. The missing meters, you can compensate in the Super League, but not at this level.
Start failed completely
The Start of the game, as a failure of the FC Zürich. "The courage has been lacking," explained Magnin. You do not have the opportunities to play forward, as they offered. The punishment was not long in coming. After 21 minutes of the FCZ 0:2 was back and had gambled away the chances for a more to come. "The first half was catastrophic," Yanick crusher no sheet before the mouth. "Everyone was overwhelmed." His mistake before the 0:1 was a shock for the whole team.
After that, however, it was often the crusher, preventing goals against. He showed some strong saves, not least after the break, as the FCZ came more risk and also a better game came out. "We were in the second half better than the first. But that was easy. We had nothing to lose, and Napoli has switched into a lower gear," said Magnin, who described the chances of a well as "very low".
in the Western
You lost should not forget that Napoli is not in vain one of the big favorites for the title in the Europa League. The southern Italians had played a few weeks ago against Paris Saint-Germain and Liverpool, and are excreted almost in the Champions League.
The focus is directed at FC Zurich, is now back on the championship, as Magnin stressed. "We need to deal with this defeat. There is nothing else left for us. On Sunday an important game again." Then, his Team has appeared at the Young Boys. (chk/si)
Created: 15.02.2019, 04:12 PM