Coutinho: We are ready to face Al Rayyan…

Al Duhail player Philippe Coutinho stressed the importance of the match awaiting the team in Round 19 of the league versus Al Rayyan.

“We have an important match ahead of us, and it is a good opportunity for us to face a big team, which will make us exert all our efforts inside the field to achieve victory and come out with the points of the match,” the player said in the pre-match press conference held on Thursday evening at the club’s press conference hall.

Coutinho said: “We succeeded in achieving victory over Al Shamal in the previous match thanks to the great effort made by the players throughout the match, and I contributed with my colleagues to achieving this victory, which we badly needed in light of the results we were getting.”

Regarding the team’s ability to achieve victory over Al Rayyan, Coutinho said: “It is an important match and won’t be easy. We will face a team that will strongly defend their chances of maintaining their position, but with good performance, serious preparation and focus inside the field throughout the match, we can achieve the desired.