A-Z form, He Finally believes that his group, the Thursday is not easy for the heenwedstrijd against Royal Antwerp FC in the play-offs of the Europa League. The forty-year coach to fear it, especially with the strength of the Belgian team.
“Antwerp has a Viktoria Plzen off, and that team played in the group stage of the Champions League,” said Castle, on Wednesday at his press conference. “They have to play with the older boys, and it was a kind of fighting machine. They also have African players, therefore, it is sometimes hard to tackle them.”
Antwerp had in the third round, however, some difficulty with Viktoria Plzen. After the heenwedstrijd in Belgium with a 1-0 won, there would have to be in the return in the Czech republic, for an extension to be useful. That all ended in 2-1, so that the Belgians, on the basis of away goals in the play-offs are reached.
The heenwedstrijd at Antwerp, will be on Thursday at The Grolsch Veste in Enschede, the netherlands played out because of the SEA with the Stadium, because it is part of the collapsed roof, is not yet available, and the mayor, Pauline Krikke, van Den Haag, a fear of clashes between different fan groups. In the middle of the Cars, the Jeans, Stadium, played in AZ last week’s return against Ukraine’s FC-Mariupol.
A-Z is a celebration of the victory over FC Mariupol. (Photo: Pro-Shots)
Both teams have no advantage or disadvantage’
“Antwerp will be playing the following week either in their own stadium, but it is in Brussels, so both teams will have no advantage or disadvantage,” said Castle. For the return, next week is the Season finish, since the building of the stadium is not yet ready. It is therefore appropriate to the King baudouin stadium in Brussels, belgium.
The Game may be the team last Thursday, however, the heenwedstrijd at a-Z on a big screen tv to watch. In Enschede, the netherlands, are not uitsupporters welcomed because of the security, according to mayor Onno van Veldhuizen, can not be guaranteed.
Finally, it hopes, in the first game Antwerp, and to have Ron Vlaar and Stijn Wuytens, who are due to injuries this past Sunday will not be deployed against FC Groningen (0-0). “They have to go back, both to train, and then we’ll see what the response is, but I’m positive about them. If they are able to start up, you can just joe Koopmeiners back to the midfield to play with.”
The AZ crew were in the first two rounds with sweden’s BK Häcken and FC Mariupol. With a win in the two-part series, with Antwerp reached the team’s Slot in the main draw of the champions League.
To view the results of the programme in the preliminary round of the Europa League