Benjamin Mora, head coach of Johor Darul Ta’Zim has confirm the team will play assert the JDT style in every match and facing a race against time in ensuring a safe pair of hands in goal.
JDT, loss Farizal Marlias goalkeeper of the team before the start of the competition, and were forced to withdraw Haziq Nadzli in their 2-1 victory against Ulsan Hyundai on Monday after the 24-year-old sustained a shoulder injury.
“Firstly, Haziq has been a true warrior who never fails to respond when called upon but tomorrow, he is definitely out,” conceded Mora.
“At the moment, we are not sure, it could be Farizal or Izham (Tarmizi), we have one more training session later so we will have to wait for the feedback tonight.”
“Kawasaki are another giant of Asian football, and we all know the Japanese mindset, their professionalism, their culture, and clearly, they have been very successful in transferring all these amazing elements into the ethos of the club,”
“But my players are immaculate professionals, who know what legacy and history means to us, what it means to this club, to our fans, to their families.
“This is part of the JDT DNA, and we are not going to change for anyone, we’re going to assert the JDT style in every match, and that is my promise to everyone for as long as I am here.”
AFC Champions League 2022, group stage, Group I, matchday 3 between Kawasaki Frontale vs Johor Darul Ta’zim will be played on 21 April at 10.00 pm. at Sultan Ibrahim Stadium, Iskandar Puteri.
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