FC Copenhagen can settle with a draw in the last EL group stage match against Malmö, which on Thursday beat Dynamo Kiev 4-3.
the FC Copenhagen manager Stale Solbakken is impressed by the Swedish opponents Malmö FF, who on Thursday beat Dynamo Kiev at home with 4-3 in the Europa League group stage.
- I think it was very strong of Malmö to beat Kiev in the day, for they have been very good in the Ukrainian league. I am very impressed that Malmö did it, says Solbakken to 6'eren.
As FCK at the same time won with 1-0 against FC Lugano in Switzerland, the people of copenhagen to settle for a draw in the last round against precisely Malmö, while the swedes have to win, if the club want to be absolutely sure of advancement.
- We have two different starting points to the fight we can cope us with the draw and they must win. At the same time we have to play many matches, and they might have problems, because there is a lack of matches.
- We can not play for a draw from the start, but there may arise a situation in the fight, where we may have to it, says Solbakken.
- I think we played a fine game of ball, even if we are in a new system just to find out who did what. But we stood well, and it is fully deserved, that it is us that wins today, he says to FCK's website.
Offensively, we lacked maybe just the last care, and then we were also unlucky in the situation, where our two attackers are pushing, and where the ball jumps up on the bar. But it's a nice feeling to be here and to have won, and it is said that after a typical european 1-0 victory.
the Fight against Malmö played in the Park 12. december. At the same time as the Kiev meeting, Lugano, and here ukrainians should win if they want to keep alive the hope of advancement.
FCK leads the group with nine points, while Malmö has eight points in second place, and Kiev is three with six points.
Lugano has had his chance in the tournament with two points before the final round.
/ritzau/Updated Date: 29 November 2019, 01:01