The Portuguese futsal coach, Jorge Braz, said today that European champions team up and everyone goes “with everything” to secure the fourth European 2022 against Ukraine, which he considers “the strongest group”.
“We have been preparing for the game, with the advantage of having had enough days to lose weight and consolidate what we have to do. We are going with everything, as always. game preview.
The quinas team goes to the tournament with six points, the result of victories in other matches, leading in two consecutive ways, the hosts Netherlands and Ukraine, with three, and Serbia, without points.
“I always said that Ukraine were the strongest in this group. They are a team that are always in the quarter-finals and are top European rankings. The first meeting is always complicated and they lived. will want to improve even more and qualify for the next phase”, stressed Jorge Braz, 49, from Trás-os-Montes.
In this way, the coach evaluated the equipment as an equipment “or dangerously in the transitions, each time it alerts a lot to the behaviors of “extremely vertical”, being also objective and pragmatic in the ball”.
They will be worried enough, even more than we are, to be in the next phase. We have to worry about ourselves. conditions to win”, assured the coach with more games at the service of the corner team.
Jorge Braz to a few surprising results that were just numerous during the competition, where Portugal, Russia and Georgia remained 100%, aware of “it would be extremely balanced”.
“All games will always be at 100%. Whoever does not assume that desire to win the game and compete at 100% for 40 minutes, risks having troubles”, he warned.
Leader of group A, with six points, the team from the corners closes the group stage with Ukraine, on Friday, from 20.30 hours local time (19.30 hours in Lisbon), also in the Dutch city of Groningen, after the two opening games at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam.
The Portuguese stamp the qualification even with a defeat, as long as it is up to four goals difference, being that they qualify automatically in case the Netherlands won’t win their match, at the same time, in Amsterdam.