Van den Brom wants to Utrecht and immediately sets the tone in the EL-team Zrinjski

John van den Brom is the fact that FC Utrecht’s two-part series with HSK Zrinjski Mostar in the second qualifying round of the Europa League on Thursday, starting with a home game. According to the coach will have his team right in a good position to force against the Bosnian band.

“You are able to set the tone in a home game,” said Van den Brom on Wednesday at a press conference. “This means that I’m not saying that’s the only way we are going to attack because of the hit to cash it is also very important. We have to be careful for the counter, rather than out of the tent and let it challenge you.”

The 52-year-old Van den Brom, after his arrival to AZ for his first official match as coach of Utrecht, the netherlands. The Domstedelingen have lost just one of their seven friendly matches in the preparation phase and, therefore, with a good sense of to meet up with Zrinsjki.

In the circumstances, it will be heavy on Thursday, as it will be just like Wednesday, with temperatures between 35 and 40 degrees Celcius. “We’re training today in the afternoon. So we have to get used to the heat in the stadium and that tomorrow is going to be,” said Van den Brom about the weather.

John van den Brom. (Photo: Pro-Shots)

“Need to work hard in order to not have to play

Willem Janssen is expected, not only because of the extreme heat of a tough competition, but also because of the style of Zrinjski. The captain of the football club Utrecht, is counting on the Bosnian football club in you will dig in the Galgenwaard Stadium.

“We will have the pace to keep up and really have to work hard to get them to continue,” said the 33-year-old Thompson. “We have a lot of energy to it. They have some toughness in the legs, because they have already had two matches in the first round of the tournament and the competition began.”

“Easy-to-use, but it’s a good thing that we have to the filter in order to have it. The atmosphere of the victory at the Sprint in the final stage of the play-offs for European football, we have taken into account in the new season. We are ready to go.”

The match between FC Utrecht and Zrinjski will begin at 18: 30. The return will be on the 1st of August is finished, and will start at 19: 00. AZ will play on Thursday in the second round in Alkmaar, the heenduel with sweden’s BK Häcken.

Follow us

Don't be shy, get in touch. We love meeting interesting people and making new friends.

Most popular