The Toulousains approached this evening the first part of a double confrontation against the Slovaks of Presov which will be decisive for the qualification.
After three defeats (in Berlin and twice against Plock) and a success (in Irun), the Toulouse people are entering a pivotal period in the European League this evening against Tatran Presov who will undoubtedly be decisive for their future in the competition.
Tied on points (2) with the Slovaks, the Toulouse would put themselves in an ideal position for qualification in case of success. “We have to win this match because it is a team of our level in this pool,” said Danijel Andjelkovic, convinced that his team has enough assets to overcome the obstacle. “Even if Presov played in the Champions League recently, it remains a training that we must master. For that, I expect discipline from my players, no relaxation,” insists the Toulouse technician, convinced ” that if we play the way we know how to do it, by doing simple things, it will be okay. “
Against the Slovaks, the Fenix will have to do once again without its left-handers at the back base, Marmier and Abdi, even if the latter has resumed training but should rather have his return on Sunday, against Montpellier.
The other subject of attention of the Toulouse staff is indeed the recovery of the players who, between the European Championship and the European Cup, play two games a week with, in addition, tiring trips like next week, the day after the match against Montpellier, where Toulouse will take the direction of Presov via Munich, then Krakow before swallowing 4 hours by bus to reach the Slovak city! Enough to give them the desire not to make the empty trip …