Rudi Garcia: "It is a good start in the European Cup"

15 sep 2017
Par 
Antoine Plaquet
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Roland Grunchec - Nicolas Copin / Helios Image / OM 2017
Season 2017-2018 - Europa League - Group I - Round 1 - OM 1-0 Konyaspor: Rudi Garcia's reaction during a press conference.

Victory

"The answer is that this victory satisfies me. It's what we needed. It is very important to win in this mini championship. It is a good start in the European Cup. The system has made us more solid. We did not give away too many opportunities, it's interesting about the discipline. We have worked on set pieces kicks and scoring from the corner. Which is to my liking.

The context

"It was necessary to play in a difficult context. What matters is winning matches and having supporters behind the team. We are stronger when we are supported but it's up to us to win the matches so that they support us. It was possible that the players were tense at first. Then they showed how much they wanted it. But that's good, it's the European Cup. Now we're focusing on Amiens for this Sunday, it happens quickly, it's another competition. We're going to have to rest to recover the points that have already been lost.

Boubacar Kamara

"It was expected that he would play this game for a long time. I think he can become a good midfielder despite his training as a defender. He's not even 18 years old yet, we must be careful when using him, it is important not to wear him out. But I got what I expected, he's able to help us, Maxime Lopez did it last year, and he will undeniably help us this season.


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