New Union Berlin coach Nenad Bjelica expects “most effort and focus” from the crew throughout the decisive Champions League match in Braga on Wednesday.
Bjelic was introduced on Sunday as a substitute for long-serving Urs Fischer and can make his debut against Braga.
“We had been capable of prepare collectively for the primary time on Monday and we had two days to arrange the crew. Tomorrow I count on most effort and focus from the primary to the final minute, as a result of we wish to keep in Europe even throughout the winter, and this can solely be doable with a constructive consequence,” Bjelica stated in a press convention on Tuesday.
Wednesday’s match will seemingly resolve whether or not Union end third and attain the Europa League. The German crew had a really disappointing debut season within the Champions League, with three defeats and a attract 4 matches.
“In the Champions League they’re at all times particular matches, each for the coach and for the gamers,” stated Bjelica.
Union Berlin shall be with out striker Sheraldo Becker, who has scored two objectives in 4 Champions League video games to date, on account of damage.