Ajax coach Erik ten Hag has to have confidence in a good result for the team in the heenwedstrijd on a visit to Barcelona in the second round of the champions League. The coach believes, however, that the inhabitants of Amsterdam on Thursday in the form of.
“Well, it’s a inkoppertje, which is valid for all European matches. The players know what is expected of them will be. In the past six years, with a lot of luggage, in a bag, to be able to quit. I’m really out of it,” said Ten Hag, on Wednesday at a press conference.
Barcelona has been the surprise of the season in La Liga. The first-team manager Jose Bordalás, behind Real Madrid and FC Barcelona is pretty third party, and is known to have the occasional physical and hard game this season, the players were already in the 77 cards in the league).
“I need wisdom from my players. If you need the long ball, and if you need to get the pressure on Barcelona to try to play football? They pressen is very high, and that it takes a long time to not have any competitor of the Year.”, thus, At the Hag.
“Barcelona have many good players, that is definitely the level to get to Ajax is to be able to play it. For example, Marc Cucurella, which is a constant hazard to establish it in the left-hand side. We have to be careful, but we have to know everything about Barcelona.”
Hakim Ziyech, during the match Ajax against RKC Waalwijk, the netherlands. (Photo: Pro-Shots)
At the Hag don’t want to be lost on setup
At the Hag wanted to be, as usual, on his perspraatjes to wait for details on how to set up so not sure if Daley Blind, and Hakim Ziyech started. Both of them have only recently recovered from, respectively, heart disease, and kuitblessure.
“Daley and Hakim to make some big steps forward. They will come on Sunday against his side (3-0 win) for 45 minutes, and it was really good to be able to train. They are becoming stronger and stronger, but you’re going to see if they are at the kick-off, and the ninety-minute play.”
There is anyway to progress in the game as there are players to come back. If this path continues then we should be in the direction of spring back again into shape. Now, you have to be in the right position to win and win the Europa League, is one of them.”
Ajax should be the Thursday, is still without a number of basisklanten. André Onana has been suspended, he was replaced by Bruno Varela) and Quincy Promes, Joel Veltman, and Noussair Mazraoui have been injured.
The first match between Barcelona and Ajax amsterdam will begin on Thursday at 18.55 pm at the Coliseum Alfonso Pérez, and it is under the supervision of the French referee Ruddy Buquet. The return is next week on Thursday at 21: 00 o’clock in the Johan Cruijff ArenA.
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