Head coach of Ukrainian football Andriy Shevchenko held a press conference in the conference hall of hotel “Superior Golf & Spa Resort” in Kharkov.
– I would like to appeal to the fans, said in the beginning of the event Andriy Shevchenko. – Buy tickets, come to the stadium. We welcome you and need your support.
– Aren’t you surprised by the outcome of the match Slovakia – Czech Republic?
– The League of Nations is a tournament that is designed to equalize the chances of commands. The group, all the teams fighting for the result. We watched the match Italy – Poland, a great match involving Germany. We have a group too, all the matches are intense.
– In the Czech team against Ukraine will not play Kaderabek and Soucek. How significant is the loss?
They are good players. The Czechs have a new coach, who invited a few new artists. But we should worry about our players. The match will show what they are able to.
– How do you feel Yarmolenko and Makarenko?
– Yarmolenko for several days working with the group. With the guys it’s all good. Today after training we will define the squad.
– What, in your opinion, has changed in the Czech team with a new coach?
As we saw in the game Slovakia – Czech Republic has changed in the first place motivation. The Czech team has become more aggressive and persistent. In a duel with Slovaks, the Czechs wanted more victories at key moments scored the goals and deserved the win.
– Victory of Ukraine national team against Czech Republic in the first match was largely coaching. Now tactics will change? Have an inherent opposition in relation to the current Czech team?
– Change the model the game we are not going to. The players feel comfortable with. Some adjustments, of course, will be making. Today we will have a theory and talk about it with the players. We understand the price match, we will thoroughly prepare.
– Possible changes in the goalkeeper position?
– On this occasion we had no new ideas. We have three goalkeepers, among them we will choose the goalkeeper on the game.