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At Hag see a duel with Lech Poznan as a ‘beautiful challenge’ for FC Utrecht

At Hag see a duel with Lech Poznan as a ‘beautiful challenge’ for FC Utrecht

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Erik ten Hag looks with great confidence to the heenwedstrijd of FC Utrecht against Lech Poznan in the third qualifying round of the Europa League. The coach is extremely pleased with the current status of his team.

“The team has me positively surprised. So briefly occupied and then all of a such level, it refers At the Hag Wednesday on the website of FC Utrecht on the return against the Maltese FC Valletta last week.

“In Lech Poznan, we find a better opponent who is more resistance it will offer. It is a nice challenge to see where we stand now.”

The Domstedelingen put themselves last week for the third qualifying round by FC Valletta 3-1 defeat in the return. The heenwedstrijd on the island of Malta was still in a goalless draw ended.

European way

With Lech Poznan affects the formation of At Hag to a team that already has four European matches and two league games behind him. At the Hag, then, is to be wary of the Polish formation.

“Polish teams beat European more and more on the drum,” says the coach. “Lech Poznan is a team that is a European way to play. That means: from a good organization, and well matched. There is a thought behind their way of playing.”

The last time FC Utrecht in the third qualifying round of the Europa League was in the season 2010/2011. At the time, reached the utrecht residents to the main tournament and the group stage also the terminus, even though it was in a group with Liverpool, Napoli and Steaua Bucharest, just a time lost.

The heenwedstrijd of FC Utrecht against Lech Poznan begins Thursday at 19.00 hours. The team At Hag just plays in its own Galgenwaard, that last week was not yet available due to the european CHAMPIONSHIPS women.

Watch the program in the third qualifying round of the Europa League

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