Marcel Emperor suffered Sunday after a series of seven victories in his first defeat as coach of Sporting CP. The early november appointed trainer was annoyed that this by the victories of competitors, FC Porto and Benfica nasty consequences for the position in the ranking.
Sporting went 1-0 down at Vitória SC and dropped from second to third place. Behind leader FC Porto, after fourteen rounds, five points, Benfica have one point more than fellow-townsman from Lisbon.
“Five points is a lot, so that’s annoying,” concluded the Emperor. “But I have never about the title spoken, and will now not do. There is still too early for that. We must all look to our own game and every game to be better.”
Emperor was had an excellent start to his time at the Portuguese club. With good football was won, subsequently, a Lusitano FC (1-4), FK Qarabag (1-6), Rio Ave (1-3), Aves (4-1), Vorskla Poltava (3-0), Nacional and Rio Ave (both 5-2).
“We played simply not good’
After the many goals in the previous duels, faltered against Vitória the attack of Sporting. Also Bas Dost, as is customary in the basis was, I could barely creating something.
“We played simply not good, so it is a thick-earned victory for Vitoria,” said the Emperor, who last year just before christmas was fired at Ajax after a bekernederlaag against FC Twente. “We were weak in the passing and could not make our own game play. This loss is not my best christmas.”
Sporting this calendar year one more time in action. On 29 december Feirense opponent in the group stage of the second Portuguese cup.
Obrigado a todos os adeptos que se deslocaram up to Guimarães para apoiar a nossa equipa 💚 #DiaDeSporting #LigaNOS #SportingCP
AvatarAuteurSporting_CPMoment of plaatsen23:42 – december 23, 2018