Roger Schmidt responds to Weigl: “I always try to be honest with him” – Benfica

Roger Schmidt previewed Friday in Famalicão-Benfica, of the sixth spherical of the Bwin League, the sport anticipated tomorrow (15:30).
I imagine on this recreation? “Yes, we’re assured. We imagine in what we’re doing on the pitch however we nonetheless have to focus. We have a job and we’ve got to present that we deserve the three factors, away from the place we’ve got to be extra concentrated. The away video games have been tough and we’ve got to be prepared. The gamers have been doing very nicely and tomorrow we wish to verify it once more.”

Famalicão’s strengths and weaknesses? “They have performed 5 video games this season… they’ve already proven that they understand how to defend nicely, they understand how to cease the gamers who compete with them from penalties, they have not scored many objectives however I believe they’ve good gamers in assault. however we’ve got to be cautious with their stress. Tactically, our position is to enhance what the opponents are combating and tomorrow will be our job once more”.

The identical from eleven… on this recreation you may have to make adjustments as a result of João Mário and Gonçalo Ramos will not be obtainable. Is Draxler prepared? “I’ve stated a number of occasions that we want the entire crew, it’s true that in the previous couple of video games we’ve got began a number of occasions with eleven, however now we’ve got the issue that these two gamers have been suspended due to the errors of the referees, tomorrow we are going to exchange these gamers and it’s the flip of those that he’s enjoying tomorrow to present that he’s there. All coaching is essential for gamers like Brooks and Draxler to get to know their friends. Soon we are going to decide”.

Weigl lately stated that he doesn’t need to be taught to be Gattuso. Do you see this participant speaking about his time with you at Benfica? “I have never learn the interview, however what I can say is that he’s a participant and an excellent individual. I’ve been attempting to be very honest with him, because the starting of the pre-season. again to Germany and I revered the choice. He confirmed that he suits our fashion of play, so I haven’t got something flawed about him.”

The Maccabi coach stated Benfica can win the Champions League group and is healthier than final season. Do you agree? “I can not consider as a result of I wasn’t right here final season. We are enjoying nicely, we have gotten a crew, and successful helps. We are doing nicely, and it’s important that we don’t relaxation within the recreation. shade take this as a right. We have to work arduous to win each recreation, and the final one was tough. It was tough to put together the crew, I received the sport in 90 minutes, and tomorrow and the opposite video games will be the identical. . We are motivated, in a superb spirit, and I believe we’re chosen to win trophies, however for us it’s not essential to discuss, we wish to present on the sphere”.

Has anybody from Chelsea spoken to you about changing Tuchel? “I’ve stated a number of occasions that I’m very joyful to be at Benfica, it doesn’t cross my thoughts to go away this excellent membership. I’ve nothing to say about that.”

Coach of the month and midfielder Enzo Fernández… Do you assume you’re the coach of one of the best crew in Portugal? Have you studied Portuguese? “I would like extra time… with this calendar, with video games each three days, it’s tough for me to be taught Portuguese. I’ve to think about research, and sooner or later I’ll be ready to communicate with you in Portuguese. gamers For coaches, this always works with the entire crew .I obtain the award however in the long run the award belongs to the crew. After a month nobody will communicate once more. What we wish is for them to have one thing of their fingers on the finish of the season”.


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