Rude expectations of the Canadian coach regarding the upcoming match against Croatia

The insolence of the Canada coach about the Croatia match

Canada Debuted with a defeat in his second participation in world Cup After losing 1-0 to Belgium In the match that concluded the first date of Group F, whose first duel was a zero draw between Croatia and Morocco. Now the North Americans will take on the Croats on Day Two where they will put their chances of qualifying for the Round of 16 on the line.

In this context, the Canadian coach said, John HerdmanHe spoke at a press conference after the match against Belgium and left a rude referee. When asked what he told his players before the match against the world runners-up, DT revealed: “I simply told them they belong in this tournament. Now we’ll go and We’ll take Croatia. It’s that easy“.

Although the 47-year-old English strategist is charismatic and usually displays a lofty stature, his expression was surprised by the scope because it was after the world premiere, direct and direct. The testimony caused an impact and also generated controversy. Meanwhile, their leaders know they need victory to have tangible opportunities to advance.

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However, the technical director endorsed Alphonso DaviesTheir star who missed the penalty kick against the Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtoiswhich contained his shot. “We wanted to score that first goal. I’m proud of Alfonso. It’s a very big moment. We’ve had the weight of a nation for 36 years of waiting. I’m very proud to see him catch that ball because you have to have a lot of courage,” he said.

He added, “We showed that we deserve to be here. Our fans also tried to win the battle. We can leave proud of what we’ve done. We are a football nation. We had goals we couldn’t achieve. The group stage is fully open after the result of the match between Morocco and Croatia.”

“After a match like this, I told my players I was very proud of what they did. We have to stick together,” he said.

John Herdman in conversation with his players (Reuters/Molly Darlington)
John Herdman in conversation with his players (Reuters/Molly Darlington)

after defeat Herdman He was satisfied with his team’s performance, but remembers: “You need to get three points in your first game. Tonight we had the chance to be first in the group, that was the mission, and we lost it.”

He added, “These guys have shown that they can live on this stage and I think they made the fans proud and made them feel like they belong here.” He concluded: “We have shown that we deserve to be here. We had goals that we could not achieve. The group stage is completely open after the result of the match between Morocco and Croatia.”

Herdman He set a record on Wednesday by becoming the first coach to qualify both women’s and men’s teams for the World Cup. She directed New Zealand women, in various categories, and made it to the first team she managed at the 2007 and 2011 World Cups, but she couldn’t beat both first rounds.

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Once Canada joined, and already led by women, he took two bronze medals at the Olympic Games (London 2012 and Rio 2016) as his most significant achievement, with the World Cup (2015) in between. Then, in 2018, he took charge of the male representation that managed to qualify for the World Cup after 36 years, after that baptism in Mexico in 1986. On that occasion he was eliminated in the first stage, and now they will strive to be among the best. The 16 best actors in Qatar 2022.

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