“This is great”, said Zulte Waregem coach Francky Dury Thursday night, after the handsome 3-2 victory against Lazio Rome on the slotspeeldag in group K of the Europa League. Ss Lazio coach Simone Inzaghi responded disappointed. “I don’t like to lose”, stated the Italian after the Regenboogstadion.
3 – 2
Since the previous day disabled Essevee ending his European campaign with a 7 on 18 and the third place in his group. For the duel with Lazio had Dury indicated little sense to have in the redundant match, given the slabakkende results in the league (3 in 27). Yet the Belgian cup winner to lift themselves to victory against the Romans.
“This feels great,” said Dury. “This is good for our supporters, Zulte Waregem and Belgian football. But it will be even more pleased if we get more points tackle in the Belgian league.”
After six minutes it was already 1-0 after a kopbaldoelpunt of The Peacock. “It was good that we fast on lead came,” said the Essevee-coach. “Then we have something to much the game has undergone. In the second half we came after a corner kick 2-0. With Lucas and Felipe Anderson were two players with a lot of qualities has collapsed, and that was felt. I feared that we like the past few weeks finally crashed. But luckily that was not the case.”
“Seven points in Europe is well for me. We have our job done. But we do have a lot of in an, and that we are here not just. Furthermore, we are down tumbled in the league. We have often lost our matches in Europe. Now we need to ourselves to show that we fully focus on the league, though our opponents for the new year not the cat. As quickly so it will not go. Hopefully we can have this feeling tonight to continue.” Sunday is going to Zulte Waregem on a visit to Sint-Truiden.
“Lessons to be learned from the defeat”
Zulte Waregem seemed a 2-0 lead, but Leya Iseka decided with a klasseflits otherwise. “The first two tegendoelpunten were avoidable. The third hit from Zulte Waregem came after a nice move of their attacker (Leya Iseka, ed.)”, said Simone Inzaghi. “At the end, we have taken risks. Unfortunately, we lose, and I don’t. Now we need to draw lessons from this defeat. We are already looking forward to the draw of the sixteenth finals.”