Paul-José Mpoku (Standard) commented Wednesday, looking forward to the match on the fifth match day of the Europa League, Thursday (21: 00), against the Spanish Seville. “We play it is always ready to the opponent’s confidence”, let the birth Also recorded.
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Standard lost on the openingsspeeldag the group stage of the Europa League with 5-1 at Sevilla. “And meanwhile, they are also the leader in La Liga”, sighed Mpoku. “But we lost this season already on a visit to Eupen, Mouscron and Zulte Waregem. You can in football nowhere in a sense. Everything can quickly return. In addition, we look again to the top after two victories in a row in the league.”
Mpoku had from the heenwedstrijd still a striking conclusion to share. Despite the 5-1 defeat was the winger that the team from liège offensively lacking. “I agree that the defensive also not top, but also offensive, we need to more quickly take advantage of the opportunities that present themselves. That we have in Seville is not done. Further, it is to watch out for losing the ball, because they are fast in the transition.”
“I don’t think the Europa League for Sevilla suddenly less important now that they are on the head are in the league,” decided Mpoku. “Big clubs don’t think that way. They have the Europa League, already four times winner. That proves how important this tournament is for them.”
For Standard is a victory is a must after a 6/12 in the first four duels in the group stage. The Russian Krasnodar and Seville share the lead in group J with 9/12. On the slotspeeldag wait for the Rouches still a move to the Turkish Akhisarspor, red lantern, in the group with zero points.