Torreense is aware of the difficulties they may face in the match towards FC Porto, in the seventh spherical of Liga 2, scheduled for 3:30 pm this Saturday, at the Estádio Luís Filipe Menezes, in Vila Nova de Gaia , however Nuno Manta Santos believes he has the proper recipe for coming back from the north of the nation with factors in his baggage.
This Friday, in the press convention to preview the match towards the younger dragons, the coach of the Oeste emblem highlighted the specifics of FC Porto B, which, he defined, is a considerably totally different team from the regular ones team B. And but. the defeat just lately suffered by the Dragons’ prime team, for the Champions League, is a matter of dialog and evaluation. All as a result of, in the opinion of Nuno Manta Santos, a club the measurement of FC Porto typically feels a failure in a marked manner, as occurred towards Club Brugge.
« The defeat of FC Porto for the Champions League and different new circumstances? With all due respect, different folks’s issues usually are not that necessary to me. My focus is on the issues I’ve on a day by day foundation and I want to resolve them in the very best manner. Obviously, in a club like FC Porto, if there’s a defeat like that, the whole structure will really feel and, for positive, team A and team B will really feel what the consequence was not so good on Tuesday [derrota, 0-4, diante do Club Brugge, para a Liga dos Campeões]. In truth, there could also be one or one other change in gamers, and even when they’re two totally different groups, with fully totally different targets, we all know that in that club the purpose is all the time one. , in team A and in team B. As such, we should put together for the nice problem that we’ll expertise tomorrow».
Focusing on the strategic plan ready for the conflict with the secondary formation of the Dragons, Nuno Manta Santos identified what Torreense should do to battle for victory. “We hope to see a troublesome opponent, as a result of they’re all on this league, which is tremendous aggressive. FC Porto B, no matter being a B team, is a little totally different than, for instance, Benfica B, that we confronted just lately. And it is also totally different from FC Porto B in earlier years. Because there are extra skilled gamers, like the two central defenders who play repeatedly. Like Rodrigo Conceição or Manafá, who can play on the proper of protection, or Wendel, who performed in Leixões final season, or the wingers, Abraham and Silvestre Varela, who’ve a lot of high quality… , or not, a participant in the first team fell. It isn’t one standardized B team, with solely kids in search of their place. They misplaced two video games at residence, however in these video games they’d complete dominance and many ending conditions. It’s as much as us to do in our work, balancing and realizing what we deserve to do inside 90 minutes. Scoring first is all the time necessary, particularly after we hassle our opponent. We imagine that our group, defensive and offensive, will create difficulties for our opponent», concluded the Torreense coach.
“Wherever we play, we’re all the time in search of three factors”
Together with Nuno Manta Santos, at the press convention to preview the match towards FC Porto B, Vágner was additionally current. The skilled 36-year-old goalkeeper highlighted the issues that the blue and white team of Torreense will current, however nonetheless, he believes that the Oeste team will face this recreation as they face the whole lot: to win.
“We know the difficulties made by the B groups, however we’ve to arrange and play our recreation to win factors. Of course, it is all the time simpler to speak about after the victories, however these are the failures that we’ve to beat. FC Porto B is taking part in at residence, they need to impose their rhythm, however we all know our high quality and that we will go away with a constructive consequence. We are in the strategy of adapting, it all the time takes time to consolidate, however we’ve executed a superb job and it takes time, endurance and stability from everybody to attain success. Which we’ll obtain, eventually. Because even in defeats we’re all the time to get constructive issues. Wherever we play, we’re all the time in search of three factors and this recreation towards FC Porto B isn’t any exception», criticized the Brazilian.
It ought to be famous that Torreense, who received the League 3 champion title final season and, as a consequence, moved to Liga 2 – returning to the skilled championship 24 years after their final look -, are presently in seventeenth place in the league desk, with 4 factors added in the first six rounds. FC Porto B is in fourth place in Liga 2, with 10 factors.