Roger Schmidt made a preview of Thursday’s game with Sp. Braga, the game of the 14th spherical of Liga Bwin that can be performed from 21:15, in Minho.
How do you see this game with Sp. Braga? Is the staff prepared?
“We are joyful to play once more, again to our rhythm. Sp. Braga has had season in the league and in the world. It is an efficient game to return to the competitors. We have been doing very properly and I’ve the complete staff besides Neres. We have been taking part in properly earlier than the cup break. of the complete world, with good practices. After 5 or 6 weeks issues are totally different. We must ‘begin from the starting’ with Sp. Braga however we’re prepared”.
Will Otamendi and Enzo play? And but about Enzo, are you able to lose him in January?
“Today I cannot begin eleven, what I can say is that he’s again, he’s prepared and in good condition. He has already made it with the staff, he’s . We ” are all pleased with what he did in Argentina, the means he performed. By the means, we’re like this for all the gamers. Every time our gamers play in international nations it’s a good signal for us. They are additionally Benfica.. Enzo? Until the thirty first of December we now have the assurance that every one the gamers we now have are none of them will depart. At the second we’re in the night of the game, I’m calm, then the market opens up and when you’ve very gifted gamers. you at all times run the threat of dropping gamers. At the second, we’re specializing in their video games”.
Enzo is in jail, however have you ever determined to convey him again to the world?
“For these gamers, successful the World Cup in the center of the season… Usually, if you win the World Cup, there’s a vacation that follows, however right here it’s totally different. They performed the World Cup in December. It is tough for the gamers to come back again to organize for the home match, however Otamendi and Enzo he at all times exhibits good character. He at all times has power and rhythm in each game. They are the solely two gamers in our staff who stored the rhythm. I hope that tomorrow he’ll reap the benefits of that chance”.
As for Enzo’s journey to Argentina at the finish of the 12 months…
“I do not know something about this, I do not observe what seems on social networks, we’re knowledgeable soccer staff and the guidelines are for all gamers, it will be important that they relaxation between video games and there aren’t any reductions.”
Otamendi and Grimaldo are coming into the ultimate months of their contracts… do you count on them to resume?
“I hope he’ll renew and keep with us, after all. They are crucial gamers for us. They have had an excellent season, not solely when it comes to soccer but in addition mentally. They are an instance for the younger gamers and we even have season. I need to hold them, there are those that are working there”.
Did you discuss to Enzo? Did he ask you to remain?
“I can not reveal these discussions. When I discuss to the gamers, these are issues that I hold to myself. What I can say is what I’ve said earlier than. We all understand how soccer is. These younger individuals have a chance, and it isn’t nearly Enzo if they’ve a chance they must make choices and I respect them I can advise them however they’ve just one job if I can persuade them or affect them in a sure means I attempt to do it, however I settle for their opinion”.
What do you make of Sp. Braga?
“I feel they’re a whole staff. They have a transparent thought of how they need to play. They are very harmful in assault, they’ve two very quick gamers. We must defend very properly. We must keep in mind that. We additionally know how one can throw very properly however we now have to play properly. the accountability to defend tomorrow let’s begin with this base, the gamers needs to be extra targeted in order that we will play properly and defend properly. We even have good high quality and tomorrow we now have to indicate this, create possibilities and rating objectives”.