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We have to be satisfied

It is a clear victory, and he could have been even higher. "We deserve the right to make one or the other goal," says national coach Vladimir Petkovic after the 6:1, of its Swiss in Gibraltar. But he also noted rapidly: "We must be satisfied. We have solved the task well, and are now for the fourth Time in a row at a big tournament. We need to appreciate."

all in All, he draws a positive balance after the qualification. Firstly, because the table looks very friendly and Switzerland on place 1. To the other, because the Coach determines that the Team has a good Spirit prevails: "Under these circumstances, it is for Young easy to integrate."

Petkovic wants to make the end of the year is a guideline that a "General analysis", as he calls them. Prior to that, he wants to enjoy the Moment of qualification and the draw for the EM groups look forward to. He says: "I am relaxed."

One, of the noticed in Gibraltar and the young guard heard is Ruben Vargas. The Lucerne, now with Augsburg in the Bundesliga under contract, says: "We had a lot of Fun on the field. We could have make more goals, but for now we are just happy that we have reached the goal." And Cedric Itten, the 22-year-old Basel, FC St. Gallen, reports the game after his third goal in only his second: "There are wonderful days for me: First, the goal against Georgia last Friday, two in Gibraltar – it is a beautiful story." Then he notes: "Beautiful it is not, actually."

Goalie Yann Sommer has in Gibraltar a goal to accept, but for him, this is just a side note: "I have already forgotten. I'm just happy because we have achieved our goal: We are once again at a major tournament. We wanted to finish top of the group, had the but not quite in our hands. Today, a little bit of luck was on our side." And: "It was no walk in the Park, so a compliment to the team and the Staff. We have survived in this qualification difficult situations, but the Team has developed well. We did it, we got the points that were needed."

third mid – term of the Tamedia football-Podcast

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Created: 18.11.2019, 23:30 PM

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