Van Bronckhorst praises the determination Feyenoord against United
Feyenoord-trainer Giovanni van Bronckhorst was enthusiastic about his team after the 1-0 victory at Manchester United in the first team contest of the Europa League.
“The spirit and determination in the team were fantastic. We have the zero held and few chances given away, that is worth a big compliment for the team”, the coach said after the end of the Cockpit.
Feyenoord kept the whole game well against Manchester United, that is not in the strongest formation played. Tonny Vilhena shot the home team fifteen minutes to the victory.
“It was difficult to predict with any eleven they were going to play”, says Van Bronckhorst. “Mourinho gave a few players a rest, but it remains a great team. We were prepared, who would also play.”
“We are in our tactical plan is to continue to believe and have United not in their game, that was the basis for this success. You felt that they all wanted to do in order to win, but we scored from a counter at the perfect time. Compliments for the boys.”
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Also Karim El Ahmadi was proud after the victory of Feyenoord. The midfielder believes that the People themselves from their best side have shown against Manchester United.
“We have shown that a Dutch team also really can defend and can be strong in the duels. It is often called that ‘we’ just being nice like to play football, but this we can,” said El Ahmadi, who emphasized that everything begins with struggle.
“That has PSV in the Champions League already shown and we tonight also. We have our business card issued on behalf of the Netherlands. The Premier league is not that bad, you know.”
The team begin group stage of Europe League with a handsome victory on the United