Lassana Faye called his crucial error against Excelsior (2-1 defeat) on Saturday “just unlucky”. When a reporter a critical question, said the defender of Vitesse: “you can Go by themselves in the field.”
The winning hit from Mike van Duinen in the 66th minute shot Faye the ball against the striker of Excelsior, then the ball into the goal caramboleerde. Vitesse played anyway, is a lousy match against Exceslior. “It’s just unfortunate,” said Faye at Omroep Gelderland. “That is the only declaration, that you hear anyway.”
According to the 19-year-old defender was a misunderstanding with a fellow player Thomas Oude Kotte to the schlemielige still in strong position in advance. “I thought that Old Kotte him away would shoot and he thought that I would do that. At the last moment I shoot him away, but against the Dunes.”
When the reporter asked Faye the ball not just on the sidelines had to mow, responded to Faye’s annoyed: “If you know better, then you must be in the field.”
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The thuisnederlaag of Vitesse was remarkable, because last week it was Feyenoord in a spectacular duel in the Gelredome stadium with 3-1 records.
“We were lucky that we quickly with 1-0 came”, found trainer Henk Fraser. “But then we afgetroefd.”
“We have not a good level. It was waiting for the equalizer. Sometimes we have the arrogance to think that we are the better team, especially technically. Also in this area, we are outclassed today. But also in terms of passion and experience. That is a very bad thing.”
Vitesse is after the defeat on the seventh place in the Premier league. The numbers four and seven play at the end of the season in the play-offs for European football. The difference with number eight ADO Den Haag is still only two points.
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