Habas says their defensive line’s behavior and performance were fantastic against Mumbai

Habas says their defensive line’s behavior and performance were fantastic against Mumbai

ATK regains their top position in the ISL after beating Mumbai City FC at their home by 2-0. Both the side met each other at the Mumbai Football Arena on Saturday (4/1/20).

Pronoy Halder and Michel Soosairaj named in the score sheet in favor of ATK. ATK coach Antonio Lopez Habas addressed the media in the post-match press conference.

Antonio Lopez Habas says the dominated in the first half

“I think we had a fantastic first half. We dominated the match, we had the opportunity to score on two more chances.”Antonio Lopez Habas spoked in the post-match conference.

Antonio Lopez Habas is happy with his player’s attitude and discipline.

“I am very happy with the performance, the attitude and the discipline of the players. Mumbai City had a chance to score another goal in the second half, but we also had chances to score more goals on the counter-attack.”

Antonio Lopez Habas says their defensive line’s behavior and performance were  fantastic 

“We did fantastically in the situation. Our defensive line’s behavior and performance was fantastic today because we had to remember that we had to win the match with 0-2 and the difference between the two teams was very important in the first-half.”

Antonio Lopez Habas says they played on the counter-attack system against Mumbai 

“We had the capacity to change the system during the match and before the match. All we had to do was adapt from one system to another system and we found the best way to play against Mumbai.

“We had a clear idea about the counter-attack, this was the idea.”

Antonio Lopez Habas says Sumit Rathi is very good and an intelligent player

“He (Young defender Sumit Rathi) is improving every day in the technical and tactically he is very good.

“I am very happy because he’s come in only one week and played with this performance. This is an intelligent player,” Antonio Lopez Habas concluded.

Habas and co will play their next game against Kerala Blasters at the Salt Lake stadium in Kolkata on Sunday (12/1/20).


Tarak Roy

A Football Lover

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