AZ aims to acquire revenge in Europa League return against Olympique Lyon
AZ has Thursday night a miracle to the eighth-finals of the Europa League to reach. However, the Alkmaarders good hope that they Olympique Lyon in the return difficult.
“We were in Alkmaar many chances at a better result and played well. The difference is that Lyon have struck. We must, Thursday will also show,” says goalkeeper Tim Krul on Wednesday at the site of the club.
AZ lost last week, the heenwedstrijd in Alkmaar with 1 to 4 of Olympique Lyon. That means that the team of John van den Brom Thursday in France with four goals difference to win for the eighth-finals to reach.
In spite of the goals expressed krachtsverschil AZ good hope of an exciting return. “We have fantastic qualities in the group. I hope we have a nice pot down the can,” said Curl.
AZ trains in the run-up to return in Lyon
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Also Van den Brom, against Lyon weather can have Ron Vlaar, expects his team the heavy return in the Europa League seriously. “We are not here on vacation. It was last week in terms of game play a fun match with a flattering result.”
“We will return the same approach,” continues Van den Brom. “We will do our very brave defences to a better result. And this kind of duels is also good for the development of players.”
The duel between Olympique Lyon and AZ begins Thursday night at 21.05 hours and is under the direction of referee Aleksei Kulbakov.
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