today 16:08 | Slovak footballers share one victory from participating in next year’s U20 World Cup in Indonesia. In Tuesday’s playoffs and at the same time the meeting for the fifth place at the home ME19, they will compete with Austrian peers in Trnava (17.00). Coach Albert Rusnák emphasized to his charges that it could be a life struggle for them at a young age. The Slovaks won the chance to advance to the world championship with Friday’s triumph over Romania 1: 0, which was decided by the alternating joker Adam Griger at the set time. “It was a big euphoria, there were big emotions after the match, we let the boys enjoy it tonight, but they realize what it’s all about. This match is a hundred times more important than the one we played. I want to ask them if they think It’s sometimes unbelievable, it’s unreal, for us Slovaks it’s slowly something unattainable, there’s a huge chance, another match that can shoot them in their careers, it’s a huge experience MS as a player or coach, probably no longer needed in terms of motivation, “Rusnák announced at Monday’s pre-match press conference in Šamorín. The Austrians also got into the playoffs thanks to the victory in the final performance in the group stage. After two losses, they defeated Serbia 3: 2. “They are Austrian machines, they go like machines. They work from the first to the last minute, they are very compact and organized on the defensive. It’s such an Austrian-German style, they have their own clear rules and they follow them. “England and Israel. They also make mistakes, they also have weaknesses, we will try to eliminate their strengths, they have an excellent middle of the field. One thing is to eliminate the opponent and another is what we will show on the field how we can overcome it,” said Rusnák who cannot count on Captain Timothy Jambor. Griger replaced him against Romania and decided. The coach has two alternative line-ups in his head the day before the kick-off: “It doesn’t matter who the captain is, but what we show on the field. We have a mental trainer dedicated to individual players. We have joint meetings, videos. match, I’m not saying it was a deciding factor, but it was very important, now the head is also very important, which we went here. ” The fight for fifth place was originally supposed to take place in Senec, but the organizing committee of the European Football Union (UEFA) complied with the request of the Slovak Football Association (SFZ) and moved the duel to Anton Malatinský Stadium. “When we learned that we would play in Trnava, we said with the boys that it could be our advantage. We have already played three matches there, the Austrians will play there first now. I believe that we will not feel such pressure and that they will be afraid. The atmosphere is very good after the previous match, in which we managed to win, it was a very good match on our part, we believed until the end and now we have to prepare for Austria and give a good performance as well. we will succeed and that we will win. We are going to fight for the world championships, “concluded defender Marek Ujlaky.
Welcome! Log into your account
Recover your password
A password will be e-mailed to you.