Vladimir Vermezović proud of his team despite losing the battle against Riera: “We played five games in two weeks and I think we’re doing well”
Mura hosted the top-ranked Slovenian league club Mura on Saturday at the Fazanerija stadium, where 2350 spectators gathered Celje. After the first half, the score was the same as it was at the start, but in the second half Mura pressed on the accelerator, scored two goals and came away with another three-point package. Mark Zabukovnik and Yegor Prucev made sure that Vladimir Vermezović lost for the first time since he became Mura coach.
“We followed Celje as long as we could. We had a few chances in the first half. It could have gone the other way. In the second half – hand on heart – we were left with no energy. I think the players gave their best. Celje is the better team at the moment. I can’t say anything against my boys. We have played five games in two weeks and I think we are doing well. At that moment, we could not do it anymore,” said 60-year-old Vladimir Vermezović after the 0:2 defeat.
Vermezovic: “We need a good rest”
The Serbian expert will try to get Mura back on the winning track next week, when the Black and Whites will have a tough task as they will be away to Maribor. “Fortunately, we now have seven days to prepare. They should also be used for rest and good recovery. We will try to correct things that we have not done as well as we should have. There is no doubt that it will be difficult in Maribor. It is always difficult there,” added Vladimir Vermezović.
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