Aleksandar Radosavljević after Slovenian Cadets’ draw against Luxembourg: “We showed a lot of nervousness, you could feel the pressure”
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The tournament in Stara Pazova did not start as Slovenia had hoped, but despite the unexpected result, nothing is lost. Slovenia’s cadets drew with Luxembourg in the opening round of the first qualifying round for the European Championship, after the 88th round of the European Championship qualifiers was decided by a goal by the Slovenian team. one minute after the point, scored Arman Durmiši.
It ended 1:1, but interestingly, Slovenia played with one man up for most of the game. But they were unable to take advantage of it and even the selector Aleksandar Radosavljevic admitted that everything was not really as it should have been in the opening game.
“The first game is behind us, which usually has a big impact on the qualification...”, Aleksandar Radosavljević knows that the qualification tournament will be much more difficult. For NZS website
the former national team player continued. ”We quickly had a man advantage early in the game, which put the other team in the back zone, where they defended in an organised way. We attacked a lot, but despite being outnumbered, we scored a goal. We showed a lot of nervousness, you could feel the pressure that comes with this kind of match. We deservedly scored towards the end and then tried to score a second goal. This time it didn’t work out, but we remain positive and continue with a clear focus until the end of the qualifiers.”
Aleksandar Radosavljević will send his charges back into action on Tuesday when they take on Azerbaijan to end the qualifiers. 27. October followed by a match against host Serbia.
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