Disillusioned Lawyer: ‘Gamers should perceive that it have to be higher’

Dick Advocaat believes that Feyenoord has merely not carried out sufficient in opposition to Wolfsberger AC to have an opportunity of wintering within the Europa League. The coach of the Rotterdammers states that everybody ought to take a look at themselves critically.

Lawyer nonetheless has confidence

“We didn’t play in opposition to a fantastic group, however in opposition to a group that works arduous and fights for each ball. My group can not try this,” mentioned a upset Lawyer after the defeat in Austria in dialog with FOX Sports activities. “We did not lose to Wolfsberger’s recreation, however on the idea of battle.”

Feyenoord ought to have received in Austria to winter in Europe for the primary time because the 2014/2015 season, however the Rotterdammers by no means got here near that. Dejan Joveljic put Wolfsberger forward after half an hour and Feyenoord was now not in a position to get again into the sport.

“It did not must be that manner,” mentioned Advocaat. “All of us wished to go one spherical and that did not work. We have now to ask ourselves how that may be carried out. We dictated, however created too few alternatives. And that was not the primary time.”

Dick Advocaat thinks his group fought too little in Austria. (Photograph: Professional Pictures)

Because of defeat in Austria, Feyenoord continued a tough interval. Within the Eredivisie, the group of Advocaat didn’t move Heracles Almelo (0-0) and FC Utrecht (1-1) in latest weeks and within the Europa League, CSKA Moscow (0-0) and Dinamo Zagreb (0 -2).

“It’ll turn out to be clear within the coming weeks whether or not we are able to flip this round, however I nonetheless believe. If I now not have that confidence, I’ll cease. However that’s not the case now”, mentioned Advocaat, who after this season anyway leaves Feyenoord.

“The gamers had been indignant with one another within the dressing room and that’s good. They’ve to grasp that issues must be improved. Qualitatively we’re not but on the stage that we are able to win each recreation, though there should not many groups that may try this.”

Feyenoord will have already got the possibility for revenge on Sunday. The Advocaat group will then play an away match in opposition to VVV-Venlo within the Eredivisie (kick-off at 2.30 pm).

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