Slutsky sees loss to Vitesse in the ‘best Ajax since 1995″ as a teaching moment
24 april, 2019 07:31
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Vitesse coach Leonid Slutsky rested Tuesday night soon in the 4-2 defeat that his team suffered at the leader Ajax. The Rus considers himself especially fortunate that he was a lot wiser after the lost duel in the Johan Cruijff ArenA.
“If you’re against a team of another level of play, then all of your problems laid bare,” said Slutsky after the game against the NOS. “I’m talking about quality, commitment and team spirit. I have new insights and that’s very important for me with the eye on the future.”
Slutsky chose against Ajax for a 5-4-1 set-up with midfielder Matus Bero as a right back, but he could with that defensive tactic to prevent his team large parts of the match was pressured by the semi-finalist in the Champions League.