Tomasz Gębala is confident before the match against Porto. “We’re going to win”

The Kielce team, after seven wins in a row, lost in the last round in the French capital to Paris Saint-Germain (27:32). Now the Polish champions are facing another difficult trip to Porto. The Portuguese team, after the last three defeats, fell to the seventh place in the group B table, which does not give them promotion to the knockout stage of this competition. But in his own hall, the Portuguese champion managed to break a point from the Spanish Barca, being very close to the win.

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“They had a very difficult schedule. They played with us, and twice against Barcelona and PSG. They are a very dangerous team, one of the best teams in the Champions League. Especially at home, they are very dangerous. They will be twice motivated to stop this series of losses, win and advance. to the knockout stage “- emphasized Gębala.

“They play better than their position in the table. In defense they have strong, skillful players. In position attack they play very combinatively, often withdrawing the goalkeeper and attacking with seven players. If we approach this match, there is only one favorite, then we can. have big problems “- warned the second Vive coach Krzysztof Lijewski.

Before the season, a few players left the Portuguese team who made it their strength. Miguel Martins joined Picku Szeged and Andre Gomes joined the German MT Melsungen. “But even without them, it is still a very strong, extremely dangerous team, especially in their own hall. They will have supporters behind them, the more they can give them wings. We have to be prepared for a difficult match. In Porto we have not managed to win yet. We played there. twice. We lost two years ago, we tied a year ago. Now we want to win there “- added assistant Tałanta Duyshebaev.

Despite the defeat in Paris, the inhabitants of Kielce are still in a comfortable situation. A possible victory in Portugal will strengthen them in the position of the leader of the table. “We have to see that we are the favorite. We are going there to win. We are the leader of the group and must remain so. We want to win to take first or second place in the group. Then we will have more peace after the new year” – noted Gębala .

“We have to be very well prepared for this match, especially in terms of tactics, and find a recipe for their playing in a seven-on-six attack. We will do everything to finish this calendar year in the Champions League with a victory” – Lijewski assured.

After 9 rounds, Vive has 14 points and is ahead of Telekom Veszprem by three, and by PSG and Barca by four. The Portuguese champion is seventh with five points.

The game in Porto will start on Thursday at 20.45.

About David Martin

David Martin is the lead editor for Spark Chronicles. David has been working as a freelance journalist.

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