Advocate finds that Orange more often would have had to score against Bulgaria

Advocate finds that Orange more often would have had to score against Bulgaria

Dick Advocaat was Sunday evening largely satisfied with the 3-1 victory of Orange on Bulgaria, but found the doelpuntenproductie of his team lean. The coach was also critical of his assistant Ruud Gullit, who after images from the dressing room shared on social media.

“A large part of the team has played well and in the right setting, but a number of players was not in the contest. We also had more than three goals have to make,” concluded the Lawyer after the world cup-kwalificatieduel in the Johan Cruijff Arena against the NIS.

Orange, that last Thursday a painful defeat suffered by France (4-0), played a poor match against the Bulgarians. Hits of Arjen Robben and Davy Pröpper (two) were, however, enough to get the three points in your own house to keep.

Since the goal difference in the battle for second place in group A, a crucial role seems to play – and competitor Sweden on the same evening with a 0-4 victory at belarus – had Orange often need to score to keep themselves in a good position to provide in the fight for place two, and thus a ticket for the play-offs.

England to win 3-1 in Bulgaria

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Orange cheers after the opening goal in the match against Bulgaria, in a 3-1 victory would end.
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Six goals

Advocate had, so to speak, also to score more goals hoped for, but could his team not a lot of blame. “Now, don’t just six goals against a country like Bulgaria. Look how many men they have behind the ball. It is really not easy to get through to play. 3-1 is a very normal result, but apparently, there are not more satisfied with it,” said the Lawyer.

The 69-year-old Hagenaar knew that Orange more goals to make the goal difference to work with, but changed only one time against Bulgaria, and that was a midfielder (Marco van Ginkel) for a midfielder (Pröpper), only four minutes before time. Among others, striker Bas Dost continued this on the bank.

“Often, the way you play, not how much focus there in the field,” said the Lawyer. “Vincent Janssen has played a good game and has Pröpper two times to score. Therefore, I saw no reason to, for example, Dost in. Our chances of a world cup ticket are ultimately still the same size.”

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A lawyer was after the match also critical to Gullit, his own assistant. Gullit placed just after the duel, a short film on its social media channels with images from the dressing room and spoke of a “great game”.

“I have the movie not yet seen. It is very strange that my assistant something to do and I will be there, also on appeal,” said Lawyer.

Orange continues its world cup qualification on October 7, with an away game against belarus. Three days later, the probably winning thuisduel with Sweden on the program.

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