Loss from Al-Nasr complicates Al-Ain’s mission to secure the "Asian Card"

Pedro: We paid the price for wasting opportunities ... and a big question mark over "the mouse"

Al-Nassr compensated for its loss in the first leg by defeating Al Ain at home the day before yesterday.

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The coach of Al Ain, the Portuguese team, Pedro Emmanuel, said that they “paid the price of wasting opportunities in the Al-Nasr match, the day before yesterday, in the 23rd round of the Arab Gulf Football League, which Al Ain lost 3-1 at home, and complicated his mission in securing an Asian card, While boosted the chances of victory to stay in the Golden Square.

Pedro stressed that he is "happy with the players' performance despite the loss, and there is a big question mark on the performance of the video technology (mouse), and on the arbitration in general."

In the press conference, the coach referred to some arbitration decisions that he said required interference from the (mouse), and said: “The 35th minute witnessed a clear error and the referee did not make a correct decision to award the Al-Nasr player, who deliberately kicked Bandar Al-Ahbabi, a second yellow card, which is more like With what happened to go, as Bandar was released after a wrong decision to expel.

He added, "The confrontation also witnessed the hand of a victory defender inside the penalty area, but (the mouse) did not intervene to grant Al Ain the right to take a penalty kick."

Al Ain coach added: “In the second half, we were aware that the opponent would rely on exploiting mistakes and imposed our control over the course of the game, and we had many opportunities, including Laba's shot, which was removed by the crossbar, but the rule says that if you did not score then expect to score on your target, and indeed. We conceded the second goal in the 79th minute before we received the third ».

On the performance of his team in general, Pedro Emmanuel said: “I am happy with the performance and we would like to find more options, and for the confrontation to be a preparation for the Asian side, but we hope to restore the efforts of Caio Canedo in the Champions League, and we have champions and youth players, and we are proud of their performance.”

• Al-Nasr advanced over Al Ain in the ranking by five points, and was in a good position to secure a place in the Golden Square.

Ramon Diaz: The victory boosts the morale of the players before the cup final

Al-Nasr coach, Argentine Ramon Diaz, said, "The team's victory came at an appropriate time." He added: “We took advantage of the meeting to be an important rehearsal for us before entering the atmosphere of the Arab Gulf Cup final, and we are certainly happy with the result we have achieved, because it will enhance Of the players' morale before the highly anticipated final ».

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