“It’s a Champions League game.” Pisarev and Rakhimov commented on Sporting’s win over Arsenal

“It’s a Champions League game.”  Pisarev and Rakhimov commented on Sporting’s win over Arsenal

Russian coaches Nikolai Pisarev And Rashid Rakhimov on air “” commented on the victory of Lisbon “Jock” above “Arsenal” in the second leg of the 1/8 finals of the Europa League.

The meeting took place on March 16 on the ground of the London club. Main time and extra time ended with the score 1:1. Given the draw of the first match (2-2), the final winner of the confrontation was determined in a penalty shoot-out, where the players of the Portuguese club proved to be more accurate.

– I thought that after the Champions League days, the Europa League match day would be fine. But Arsenal’s game against Real Betis is a Champions League game.

Manchester United are now favorites after Arsenal’s relegation. And Arsenal must now earn the bloody nose of the Premier League. Londoners are not going to cry for long, the championship is more important to them.

The incredible attitude of Betis in this tournament. They have a 41-year-old Joaquin coming to the game with Man United. I think priority is given to the Spanish championship, – said Pisarev “”.

– I think Sporting prepared very well for the match. They defended very well. When Arsenal took the lead, there was still a feeling that Sporting could respond, – said Rakhimov.

The draw for the quarter-finals is scheduled for March 17 and will be broadcast live on Match! Football 1″ from 3:00 p.m. (Moscow time).

Europa League matches are broadcast live on the Match family TV channels, as well as on the sportbox.ru and matchtv.ru websites.

Source : MatchTV

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