Shabab Alahli head coach Rodolfo Arruabarrena described the match against Baniyas in the matchweek 12 in the Arabian Gulf League, as the worst for his side in the League, stating that winning the match was very important for Shabab Alahli to narrow the gap with top teams.
Speaking at the post match press conference the coach said his team didn’t show inside the pitch, and committed several mistakes, hoping that they can overcome what happened yesterday and start preparing for the next match in the president cup.
Rodolfo denied that they under estimate their opponent, pointing out that Shabab Alahli is always keen to prepare well for all matches, and respect all teams irrespective of their positions, the coach stated that Baniyas deserve to win the match, because they are the better side.
He said:”Baniyas scored first from penalty, and after the Luvanour received red card they had the advantage, they played well and scored two additional goals, while we failed to come back”.
He added: “it is hard to loose matches like this, now we have to continue working, focus and concentrate more and correct mistakes, it is important to prepare the team well and play match by match”.