Ittihad Kalba was defeated by its guest, Ajman, with two clean goals, the day before yesterday, in the 23rd round of the ADNOC Professional League, which is the fifth in the second round of the tournament, against three draws and two victories, to freeze its score at 29 points in eighth place, which is the best possible position in the current season. , after the point difference between him and Al-Jazira VII widened to 11 points, so that he could not be reached with only three matches remaining until the end of the current football season.
On the other hand, Ajman continued its victories to continue its successful path in the league, as it did not bleed points except in three draws and one loss since last February, to score 41 points in sixth place, and it can rise to the best until the end of the season.
For his part, the Iranian coach of Ittihad Kalba, Farhad Majidi, confirmed in a press conference: “The team suffers from the same problem that still exists in many matches, which is not scoring goals even in cases where the (tigers) control the course of the match.”
Majidi said, “I think we played well in many minutes of the match, and since the first 10 minutes, but Ajman won the match, expressing the importance of synchronizing good performance with scoring goals.”
He added: «We received the first goal when we were playing with 10 players, because one of the players was outside the field for treatment, and Ajman took advantage of the numerical shortage and scored the first goal, while at the beginning of the second half Ajman came back and scored his second goal, this time from a counterattack, which is his only attack in the match, As I remember.
He added, “The problem still exists in most matches, as we play well and are good at creating opportunities, and we created many opportunities in this match, but we did not score goals, and opportunities were not taken advantage of, which is the team’s problem and we must address it in the upcoming matches.”
Goran: We played 5 games in 19 days
Ajman coach, the Serbian Goran, confirmed that his team achieved victory over Ittihad Kalba, although it did not get a good time for rest and recovery, as it played five important matches within 19 days in the two championships of the President’s Cup and the ADNOC Professional League, and he is happy with the result. Goran said in the press conference after the match: “My team succeeded in overcoming the defense style in which Ittihad Kalba fought the match, and achieved victory, while Ittihad Kalba could not get opportunities to score goals, and we took advantage of the counterattacks, and scored two goals in each half, and the victory was achieved.” ».
He continued, “Our team is exhausted, as we played five matches in 19 days, so we did not play in a pressing style, which enabled Ittihad Kalba to take possession of the ball during the match.”
Azaro: Our ambition is greater than the 6th place
Ajman player, Moroccan Walid Azaro, expressed his happiness with his team’s victory and scored two goals against Ajman, one of them with the help of Brazilian Kalba defender Eduardo, who completed the ball into his own net. Azaro said in a press statement: “I thank all the players, and I am happy to win and get points, and there is still an opportunity to get more points to make this audience happy, who stands with the team in every match, and our ambition is greater than achieving fifth place in the league.”
He continued, “Ajman is a team that does not have a star player, but rather depends on team performance, and we help each other, so we overcame fatigue due to the number of exciting matches at a close time.”
He concluded, “There are still three matches left, and the team will strive to achieve a better position than sixth.”
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