Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) Germany coach Christian Wueck on Saturday stated his workforce can’t be as profligate as they have been all through the FIFA Underneath-17 World Cup, as they face Brazil of their quarter-final right here on the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan on Sunday.
Germany edged previous Costa Rica 2-1 of their Group C opener solely to succumb to a shock defeat by the hands of Iran Zero-Four within the second encounter. The 1985 version runners-up bounced again with a Three-1 verdict over Guinea, a recreation they needed to win with a view to make the knockout phases.
“We now have to work on missed possibilities. We now have a variety of high quality on the pitch. We now have offence which could be very superb and quick,” Wueck instructed reporters on the eve of their recreation.
“We had 80-90 possibilities on this World Cup. However we scored solely handful of objectives. So we have now to be taught and we have now to be taught in a short time. In opposition to Brazil, it’s a lot more durable to get the possibilities,” he conceded.
Requested what he makes of the Brazil workforce which has to this point been excellent scoring 9 objectives in 4 matches leaking only one, Wueck stated “I believe the standard of Brazil is excellent.
“It’s a really closed workforce and compact. They’ve many particular person good gamers however tactic could be very European like. It’s not really easy to play in opposition to Brazil however we hope we have now good defence and likelihood to win tomorrow.”
On their dismal efficiency in opposition to Asian U-16 finalists Iran, Wueck stated it was “black Monday” in Germany publish the debacle.
“We made a really unhealthy recreation in opposition to Iran. It was black Monday in Germany. None of my gamers reached the restrict of their potential. In a World Cup, it’s essential to get the most effective out of my gamers on the pitch. We made adjustments within the defence,” he stated.
“We have been in opposition to Guinea and Colombia however don’t overlook Iran has a great workforce. Iran was in a position to shock the entire world. We have been on the bottom in opposition to Iran however we learnt the right way to rise up after loss in opposition to them.
“We all know we performed unhealthy in opposition to Iran however that’s up to now. We’re trying ahead and never up to now,” Wueck stated.
Wueck gave their Guinea match as instance of the boys recovering from the Iran defeat, saying they’re able to tackle Brazil.
“They must be taught that they’ve to present their finest on the pitch in these video games. Our final recreation in opposition to Guinea we needed to win to achieve right here. We all know what we count on of gamers and are happy to play in opposition to Brazil.”
On the often-repeated query of German senior workforce thrashing Brazil 7-1 within the 2014 World Cup semi-final, Wueck stated although they always remember that evening in Belo Horizonte, it was a special workforce.
“Possibly three years after the World Cup 7-1 win. It was a recreation we always remember in Germany. However that was one other workforce and never this workforce. Tomorrow is a whole completely different recreation. We do haven’t any strain due to the efficiency of the A-team.”
Each Brazil and Germany have good attackers with the likes of Paulinho, Brenner and Lincoln shining for Brazil whereas Jann-Fiete Arp is Germany’s pin up boy.
Requested if will probably be a battle of strikers, Wueck stated: “I hope my strikers are higher than Brazil. We all know the workforce of Brazil and so they have glorious workforce payers and glorious particular person gamers. They’re sturdy and quick however Germans are additionally very quick.”