Galtier: We are preparing to deliver the expected performance versus a strong opponent…

Al Duhail Head Coach Christophe Galtier stressed the importance of the team appearing at a good level in their next match versus Al Sadd in the Expo Stars League. The coach, who spoke at the pre-match press conference, which was held at 08:30 pm yesterday evening at the club’s press conference hall, said: We started our preparations for the important match that will bring us together with Al Sadd on Friday evening. It is a match versus a big team that tops the competition standing table and theu own excellent elements, especially in the offensive part. Therefore, we must be fully prepared to achieve a positive result. I know that I made similar statements before our match versus Al Rayyan, but we came out with a negative result, although our players played a good match after we succeeded in dominating the match, but we did not succeed in creating the opportunities that would take us to the net and we lost on counterattacks. But I hope that we will appear better versus Al Sadd and create opportunities and score because our team is struggling to finish attacks, which is not good for us.

Galtier added: We have a few matches left in the league and our goal is to win them. The Qatari-Emirati Super Cup match is also awaiting us, and it would be good for us to win this important title. After that, there is the Amir Cup, which is of great importance to all clubs here. After losing the chance to compete for the league title, we must focus on performance to achieve the Amir Cup.

Regarding the upcoming match versus Al Sadd, the coach stated: Al Sadd is currently the best team in the league and has players who succeeded in achieving the Asian title with the national team. From the statistics, everyone can say that it is difficult for us to win, but it is a football match that we will enter with all our strength to achieve the desired result. Al Duhail has players with distinctive levels.