Beşiktaş – Akhisar Belediyespor post match reactions

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Updated: November 29, 2015

“It could’ve been 4-2, we didn’t deserve to lose”

Şenol Güneş: “We conceded goals but couldn’t score, that’s why we lost. I don’t think we deserved to lose. We conceded a bad goal and created chances after that, but we even conceded a second goal without our opponent having two attacks. We had a lot of chances, just like in the second half, but we couldn’t score them. Akhisar only had 1 chance in the second half, which came off the post. It could’ve been 3-2, 4-2 or 5-3. We can’t say that the players didn’t worked for it today. We created good chances today but lost because we were too hasty. My players were sad after the game. We didn’t deserve this score for the effort we showed today. We are going to continue doing the right things and we are going to fix our mistakes. All scores are possible in football. We are working to win our games by giving our opponent less chances. Saying ‘our players were good today’ if we would have won 4-2 or 3-2 would be just as bad as saying ‘our players were bad today’ after losing 0-2. We were a bit tired but nevertheless tried to go on without stopping to play. Our league parcours will continue with a game against Kayseri.”

Beşiktaş could have beaten us”

Akhisar Belediyespor head coach Cihat Arslan: “The secret to our victory was belief. Beşiktaş had a lot of chances, they could have beaten us but we are happy with the score. We withdrew too much after the first goal, but winning this game was not a fairytail. We won this game by doing the right things playing football requires. The game plan we had in our heads was right. We are very happy we won, I congratulate my players. It could’ve been an even more sensational score if Rodallega’s ball went in. Our victory isn’t a surprise. The stronger side doesn’t always win. If you do the right things on the pitch you win and our game plan went trough. Beşiktaş was tired, this victory isn’t a surprise for me. We are taking it game by game to qualify for Europe.”

Source: LigTV

Yusuf Paklaci

Editor at Beşiktaş International
Living in the province of Utrecht, The Netherlands, where I was born and raised. Student Fiscal Economics at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam. Have been a Beşiktaş fan for many years. Editor at Beşiktaş International since 2015.
Yusuf Paklaci