Eelco Schattorie thinks Mario Arques is fit but not fully
Kerla Balsters will take on Jamshedpur FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Kochi on Friday (13/12/19). Kerala Blasters are now standing on the 8th position in the Indian Super League table with 6points.
Kerala Blasters wants to back in the winning ways, they are still continuing their six-match winless run.
Ahead of the big clash Kerala Blasters graffer Eleco Schattorie addressed the press in the pre-match conference.
Eelco Schattorie on Mario Arques’s injury
“Mario is fit now. A player having an injury that long, the process, the protocol is that you play at least two or three games, gradually increasing in time. But, we don’t have that infrastructure. Mario is fit, but not fully. So, either he is going to play tomorrow or not, I will make that decision. Its a very difficult situation to work with because to be honest, I’m more a long-term thinking coach.”Eleco Schattorie spoke in the pre-match conference.
Eelco Schattorie thinks due to their pre-season cancellation their team is not performing well.
“If you go on a pre-season, normally you plan the pre-season at a minimum of six to eight weeks. We plan where to play the games and around those games, you plan conditioning sessions. So, you work backwards. Because the pre-season got cancelled, that was not the club’s mistake, we had to come back and we still had to start planning the games. That makes it very difficult, that part played a big issue.”
Eelco Schattorie working on getting the best possible solution
“I promise to work on getting the best possible solution. But, its something we have to work with now. We have already made progress here and things always can be improved.” Eleco Schattorie concluded.
Kerala Blasters vs Jamshedpur FC game will be telecasted on Star Sports network, Hotstar and Jio Tv at sharp 7.30 pm IST.