Preud’homme played after late defeat of the Standard: “Is very hard”


Preud’homme aangeslagen na late nederlaag van Standard: “Komt heel hard aan”

“This is very hard,” said Standard coach Michel Preud’homme at Sporza after the 2-1 defeat at Krasnodar on the fourth match day in Europa League group J. The Russians took the lead in the opening goal of Carcela undo. “We sit in the corner where the blows fall.”

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2 – 1


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“We played a very good game and were 0-1. There were still possibilities, but unfortunately we scored not a second time. Had there even been. But in terms of organization, work ethic, mentality, and football, it was good against still a strong team. I have the impression that we have here more chances than Sevilla (2-1, lost to Krasnodar, ed.). It had virtue done to a point to deal with it.”

Preud’homme is the performance of the Rouches in Russia look promising after some difficult weeks. “I told my players that there are many more victories will follow as they are with the same mentality and concentration to play in the league. But that we need each time to muster, even in difficult circumstances.”

To be in the running for a European spring should be Standard on the next match at home to beat Sevilla. “If I analyze it, it is not really possible. But we must try, we have nothing to lose against Sevilla. And it can be spoken with us. We absolutely need to win.”