Head coach of “Dawn” Viktor Skripnik has shared his expectations from match against Espanyol in the return match of the playoffs of the Europa League. In the first game his team lost in Barcelona with the score 3:1.
Skrypnyk stated that the opponents already know each other, because held a full-time game last week. According to him, both teams know what results they need to get in the return game.
They need not to lose not to fly, and we need to win with a good difference to pass on. We understand against whom we were playing. Know that tomorrow will be a full stadium. And we want to jump above a head, having pleased our fans a good game and, if possible, to pass on. Beating such opponents can become heroes.
This game is for us the most important of those. Yes, we played with “Buducnost” and CSKA, but tomorrow’s match will be key. We don’t want to disappoint the fans. We really needed the emotional lift after the defeat of the “Alexandria” and “Hispaniola”. We played away against Karpaty, getting emotional charge. And are very happy. Once again, we need to jump above a head, to get such a good and big opponent,
– said the coach of “Dawn”.
To pass on “Dawn” we must win with a score of at least 2:0. Also Luhansk team can win 3:1 and sent the game into overtime or penalty shoot.
The match between the teams will be held in Zaporizhia on Thursday, August 29. The game kicks off at 20:00.
Detailed information about the “Hispaniola” – read here.