The Maccabi Tel Aviv coach spoke towards Valencia (Thursday, 21:05): "We only had 3 weeks in the summer, but Maccabi is a big club, we will fight to the end" • Sandy Cohen: "We have motivation after the loss to CSKA"
Maccabi Tel Aviv does not have much time to recover from yesterday's loss to CSKA Moscow and tomorrow (Thursday) they will host Valencia at the Yad Eliyahu Hall.
The Yellows held press conferences tonight ahead of the game with the participation of team coach Yannis Sapropoulos and player Sandy Cohen.
"The most important thing for me right now is to get the players ready for the war that awaits us tomorrow,"
"We play against a very good team, with players who score well, play good defense. We need to be more effective and focused in the game to win. In everything in my life I fight for everything, so I am ready to salt. It is our profession, to fight always no matter what The situation. Maccabi is a big club, we will fight to the end and give the maximum. We will get to the game ready. "
The coach added: "It will be a different game from the game against CSKA, we need to learn and improve and come back to win after four losses.
We still do not have to sum up the season because we have more games, at the end of the season we will sum up. "
"We play without fans, it's not the same for us," Sapropolos explained the losses.
"We did not have enough time to prepare for the season, there were only three weeks from the previous season because of the situation with the Corona. Some players can not give a good season because we were not ready for them. We have been playing for two consecutive years with a three-week break in the summer. "We need to rest longer, it's not easy. This is not a normal season."
added: "It was a difficult game against CSKA. We are preparing hard for Valencia and we will arrive ready. Every game at this stage is very important. It is to be or cease, I hope we reach a strong game against Valencia and we will win. We had many close games we lost this season "I have motivation after the game against CSKA and I believe that all the players have the same motivation."