Coach Vrba satisfied after winning the match
Pavel Vrba, the coach of FC Viktoria Plzeň, could be satisfied after the match with Georgian team FC Metalurgi Rustavi when his team proceeded to the third preliminary round of the European League. His squad professionally outplayed the rivals and deserved the procedure.
However the coach was satisfied with the victory, he had several comments to the performance. “I have to admit that we started very well and with regard to results of the first round, 13 minutes later the match lost its tempo and we lost the accuracy in offense. We were offered several opportunities which we did not use, unfortunately. On the other hand, I should say that we are going to play another match in three days, that’s why I understand the team wanted to relax a bit sometimes. Nevertheless the rival got no bigger chance.”
At the same time the coach destroyed the consumption that his team slowed down on purpose. “We did not slow down anything we were just not precise and couldn’t finish the final moment well. I am glad we got no cards during the match and as an experienced team, which had already played a couple of difficult matches, we didn’t let the rival to score a goal.”
The coach Vrba also expressed his opinion of coming opponent - the Polish team Ruch Chorzów defeated FC Metalurg Skopje 3:0 in Macedonia. “We expect a really difficult rival. Polish teams have a lot of experience playing in the Champions league and the fact that they have taken the second place in the Polish league means they are a good team. But I still believe our team is stronger and we will do our best to get into the group stage of the European league” added the coach Vrba.
Finally, the coach of Viktoria praised the atmosphere during the match made by fans. “I’m really happy that viewers come before the game starts and are able to make such a good atmosphere here. Then it is a real pleasure to play and I only hope we will delight them on and on. I would like to thank to all who came and I hope they will come to other matches too.”