Cocu: ‘against NAC shown mentally strong’

Cocu: ‘against NAC shown mentally strong’

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Trainer Phillip Cocu was Sunday night delighted with the way in which PSV in Breda is leaving NAC (1-4). The coach was particularly pleased by the second half of his team.

“After a rest we moved up and when it became obvious that NAC in the last twenty minutes, could not walk. We have it in a very good way to finish,” said Cocu in the Rat Verlegh Stadium against FOX Sports.

PSV had it in the early stages quite difficult with the eager NAC and went with 1-1 in peace. In the second half the visitors took the difference in quality clearly and determined Marco van Ginkel, Hirving Lozano and Jorrit Hendrix the final standings at 1-4.

Cocu admitted that his team have a tricky start knew in Breda. “There was a great atmosphere in the stadium and we were in the first eight minutes of a few corners. But as the match progressed, we had the control. Again, We have to show that we are mentally strong, able to turn on and goals.”

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The coach was also impressed by the way that NAC entered the fight with PSV. “Especially the guys that are hired from Manchester City are technically very strong”, said Cocu, who also enjoyed the game of Rai Vloet.

The attacker, running from 2013 to 2017 was under contract at PSV eindhoven, came up with a good way after a hard charge on Van Ginkel. “It is clear which card there for had given. I really of him enjoyed it. He must not be tempted, and just on football focus,” said Cocu.

PSV will play next week a home match against Roda JC Kerkrade.

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