At the press convention held this Sunday, the gamers of the Croatian nationwide workforce Josip Juranovic, proper again and one of the most fascinating gamers of the Balkan formation, and the striker Bruno Petkovic, writer of the purpose that took the game. quarterfinals , and Brazil, due to penalties, leaving the workforce out of the competitors, they analyzed the questions associated to their workforce, ready for the duel with Argentina.
Josip Juranovic, when requested about the high quality of the Croatian participant, had no doubts: « Luka [Modric]Marcelo [Brozovic] and Matthew [Kovacic] he is the greatest Croatian midfielder in historical past and I do not know when there shall be one other one like him. Giving money to them is safer than having money in the financial institution. It will get simpler if you play with them. I’m fortunate to share a locker room with these varieties of gamers and I’m completely satisfied to be right here. “
The need to beat Argentina is big, in accordance to Celtic’s proper-again who has been linked to the greed of Europe’s largest golf equipment: “We need to make our individuals completely satisfied, go house proud and with our heads held excessive. Argentines need the identical. We are a distinct nation. ‘no [n.d.r. quatro milhões de habitantes]however with a giant coronary heart.”
The secret of Croatia is easy, defined Juranovic: “We are an actual household and we dwell collectively, we breathe one another from the first second to the final. That is the easy secret of our success.”
Regarding the methods to cease Messi, the workforce analyzed: “We do not have a plan or an concept how to cease Messi, we do not have a look at one participant alone. I do not suppose we can have a particular plan for one opponent, as a result of Argentina has many good gamers and it is troublesome just one.
Argentina, respect sure, worry no, defined the defender: “We shouldn’t be afraid of anybody.” We have to have a look at ourselves and tomorrow [segunda-feira] We will analyze the technique with the coach and resolve how to play.”
Juranovic additionally praised Morocco: “Maybe there was some skepticism in the Media after Morocco. [empate, 0-0, na fase de grupos], however we mentioned they’re a very good workforce and so they deserve to be the place they’re. I feel it is very profitable for the African workforce. “
Bruno Petkovic admitted that the purpose towards Brazil was “the most vital of his profession” and he admits that he doesn’t have a good suggestion of the outcomes of the time: “Now, little by little, after a while, I’ve begun to know that this purpose introduced us.”
Regarding the workforce’s efficiency, the participant confirmed: “Every game they play, Croatia is extra assured. From the starting, we confirmed extra in every game and confronted harder opponents. The purpose at the finish all the time provides extra confidence and, if we have a look at additional time, shedding 1-0, we are able to see that the workforce has not given up. We believed and mentioned that we nonetheless have time. That is the energy of a workforce that doesn’t surrender, is assured, has lots of religion in the gamers and the coach.