Mano Polking, head coach of the Thailand national team Confirmed to play an attacking game in the game to meet with Malaysia National Team in the AFF Mitsubishi Electric Cup 2022 semi-final, 1st Leg tomorrow.
“We have received a great welcome here in Malaysia, staying at a good hotel, resting and eating well. It’s important for our players to recover. After just racing We have a little more time” Mano said.
“before competing in this game Yesterday we practiced and prepared the team in Thailand. Now it’s up to you to adapt to the field. I’d probably go down and stretch the line a little bit. to prepare for this game Glad to have a concert held at the stadium. Because it has reduced football fans to over 20,000 people, not at full capacity, no problem, we have enough experience in big games like this. it’s good with fans filling the field Our players are well equipped to play in the great atmosphere here.”
“Match away Malaysia with tens of thousands of football fans It is important to have a strong mind. Our team has experience in the game against Indonesia, our players have to be calm enough to deal with the pressure from the fans. from the first minute If we can handle this pressure pass the first half Play as we can Play as we are used to, it’s good for us. the game against Indonesia We had to change the plan after conceding a goal and getting a red card, so I had to change the game. After we are in a situation that is inferior to Indonesia”
“We want to fix this game. and focus not to make mistakes This level of football is measured in small details. because we are in the semi-finals If we can reduce the error and play in detail According to the plan we have prepared We hope to do a good job. Of course, we didn’t come to play this game to fill or defensively, we came to play as we like. If we possession of the ball, control the game, and attack, we will not go out of the way that we have always played.”
“What happened in Indonesia It’s something that shouldn’t have happened to a bus attacked by a fan. There wouldn’t be such a thing here. I can’t say that the game against Indonesia will be a turning point for us. until the end of the tournament whether we can defend the championship or not Or will it be a lesson for our team to be stronger? and have the mental strength to come back from a difficult game. The situation in which we are inferior Hopefully it will be an experience that will help us do well against Malaysia. with football fans who will fill the stadium in this game”
In addition, Sasalak Haiprakhon, left-back for the Thailand national team, said
“Our team is now quite ready. as the coach said We have prepared a team for this round in Bangkok and traveled here. have a good rest We are ready for Malaysia. even a difficult game because we visited They have quite a lot of fans. But we are ready to deal with Malaysia. We hope for a good result.”
AFF Mitsubishi Electric Cup 2022 Semi-final, first leg between Malaysia national team and Thailand national team will compete on 7 January 2023 at 8.30 pm. at the Bukit Jalil National Stadium, Kuala Lumpur live on Astro Arena 2(Astro Box channel 802).
Credit Photo : FA Thailand