At the press conference before the match against Strasbourg on Sunday, Kovac answered a series of questions from the media. In addition to discussing tomorrow's game against Strasbourg, it also talked about the concerns of some fans such as the new aid Florentino. The following is the complete interview. (Q stands for question, K stands for Kovac)
Q: What do you think of the fiasco in Rennes last week?
Q: How to explain the difference between the first and the second half of the game against Rennes?
K: "We were more active in the first half, but in the second half they made up for this disadvantage by running a lot. We were more passive and too independent. We should use collective rather than individual advantages to pressure our opponents. We only This was done in the first half."
Q: Will Fabregas continue to start the next game?
K: "Cesque is a high-quality player with a lot of abilities. Well, although he is 33 years old, I usually don't use ID cards. But what is certain is that he can change the rhythm of the entire game. This can be seen in the games against Nantes and Rennes. He is an experienced player and he has provided excellent guidance to many young people in the team. This is also his opportunity."
Q: How do you see the future of the team?
K: “Although we lost the last game, don’t forget that it was only the fourth round. There is still a long way to go before the end of the season. It’s like a marathon. Many things may happen in the future. Until we don’t know what will happen. Our players are still young and we will continue to improve the overall level of the team through training. In short, I remain optimistic about the future."
Q: Florentino Luiz has just joined the team. What do you expect from him?
K: "Florentino is a young player with great potential. Paul Mitchell and his scout team have been observing for a long time. His future is bright, so you can imagine this The quality of this player, we are also very happy that he can come to our team, I believe he can quickly integrate into us."
Q: Tomorrow will play against Strasbourg..
Q: Due to the Monaco government's policy on the new crown virus, is there a difference between home games and away games?
K: "Even so, it's no big deal. Although we hope that the audience can be more, but in terms of the current situation, you must be cautious. We hope this situation will not last for too long. We trust the authorities and the government."
Original address: https://www.asmonaco.com/niko-kovac-je-reste-positif/
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