Excelsior-trainer Ricardo Moniz is not determined to speak about his team after the relegation from the Premier league. The Rotterdammers had to be in the second round of the play-offs for promotion/relegation to their several recognise in RKC Waalwijk.
“This is a disaster,” regretted Moniz to FOX Sports. “To do this a lot with me, but I never notice it. So am I, but this is horrible.”
Excelsior played Wednesday with a 1-1 draw against RKC in the return for your own audience, after the number seventeen of the Eredivisie on Sunday with a 2-1 lost in Waalwijk, the netherlands. This degraded the Kralingers after a period of five seasons in the Eredivisie to the Kitchen Champion Division.
“They play for five years in the Premier league and belong in the Premier league,” said Moniz. “That you feel when you are in the dressing room. Here are no words for.”
Disappointment at Excelsior after the degradation. (Photo: Pro Shots)
“I have to say that I failed my mission’
In the return in the Of Donge & De Roo Stadium came to his side in the final of the first half to lead by a goal from Stijn Spierings. Elías Már Ómarsson signed just after rest for the second half of the Excelsior and that was it.
“In bad times do I have the players continue to support, although we outrageous have presented over two matches”, said Moniz. “RKC has one or two chances in the whole match. That’s been the whole season is the problem.”
The last twenty minutes played Excelsior with a man more due to a second yellow card for RKC midfielder Spierings. The home team failed to take advantage of the numbers situation.
“As we so long have the advantage of one man more, this is an absolute disaster. I am responsible for this, and then I just say that I failed my mission.”
Jerdy Schouten in tears after the degradation. (Photo: Pro Shots)
“We can be only ourselves to blame’
Captain Luigi Bruins is “sick to death” of the degradation. “We can only ourselves to blame”, lamented he is with FOX Sports. “For every club is relegation very tough, but we are the club with the smallest budget, so maybe it additional hard arrive. This is very very acid.”
The degradation is a Bruins press conference. He extended in march his contract with Excelsior for two years, but only if the Kralingers would not degrade.
“That was of course the intention is not. I wanted to stay and perhaps my career at Excelsior exit. But I’m going to take this hit process”, concluded the midfielder.
Match schedule play-offs for European football and promotion/relegation