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Mihajlovic complains about pitch condition

Sat 09 January 2021 | 20:06

Bologna boss Sinisa Mihajlovic was angry with the pitch poor condition after a disappointing 2-0 defeat against Genoa in the game they dominated in case of possession.

Stadio Luigi Ferraris was in shameful condition this evening after heavy rain in the midweek game between

Sampdoria

and

Inter

.

“It is shameful that in the 21st Century we are forced to play Serie A games on this pitch. It was like a vegetable patch,”

said the coach on Sky Sport Italia

.

“You can’t try passing the ball on this field, as it bobbles around and changes direction, it takes a long time to get to you, it’s all unpredictable.”

Bologna

dominated possession and created many chances in front of the goal but they were not able to find the back of the net, while

Miha Zajc

and

Mattia Destro

scored on defensive mistakes.

“We tried to take the initiative, we didn’t deserve to lose, and yet we lost 2-0, so can’t complain. We moved it around in their final third, Genoa sat back and defended, so we needed a spark, something that would unlock them and change the game. Unfortunately, that moment didn’t come and we lost.

“What we need to do more, and it was an issue last week too, is when we’re up against teams that defend with 10 men behind the ball, we have to try shots from distance. If we wait until we can walk it into the net, we’ll be there all day.

Mihajlovic’s Bologna have been struggling for goals and he acknowledges it’s an issue.

“We don’t have a striker who can score 10 goals per season. We create the situations and if we had someone who could convert the chances we create, it’d be better. If we can find someone for free, then maybe…


source: SportMob