Bhayangkara FC Failed to Win over Persib, Simon McMenemy Disappointed
Bhayangkara FC coach, Simon McMenemy, disappointed despite the success of drawing host Persib 1-1 at the Stadium Starling Harupat, Bandung regency, Sunday (24/09/2017) night.
Simon rate, foster children have played well during the game. In fact, the Guardian had superior goal by Paulo Sergio in the 27th minute, before finally equated by Michael Essien.
“Honestly a little disappointed with this result because Bhayangkara FC children are not big players, but can go to Bandung against big clubs with fantastic fans,” said Simon after the game.
“They played well here in the first half, I have to give credit for the kids because it works so extra hard and can produce goals in the first half,” he said.
Simon regretted many chances that his team, but could not convert into goals. He also said there was a decrease in the tempo of play in the second half which resulted in Persib able to disperse the victory of his team.
“Only, in the second half, the boys slowed a bit and Persib played well, putting pressure, maybe 25 minutes early in the second half, but Cloud Seto saved a lot, which was a bit of a disappointment, a lot of second-half chances that should have been settled.”
The presence of tens of thousands of fans did not make Persib Bhayangkara FC shrill guts. In fact, under pressure, Evan Dimas cs is able to master the game.
Statistics noted, Bhayangkara FC ahead in control of the ball, which is 51 percent to 49 percent. Simon did not deny if solidnya midfield became the key in the game.
“So the key is between the combined understanding of the players and they also often train it in practice, dominating the midfield.Kids also have good techniques for doing it, like Subo Seto, Evan Dimas, and Paulo.Lots of players that allow to dominate in the line middle as the first half, fantastic, “he said.