When asked about the impact of the result of the tie on the next round, Fan Shuai said: “Every coach hopes to lead the team to victory before the game. The overall performance and state of our players in today’s game did not reach. The usual best level, the opponent’s defense is also very good, and the space given to us is not particularly large, so we only have two or three opportunities in the whole game. The summary after the game and the players said that even if not at the most You can’t win the game in good condition, and you can’t lose. It’s dangerous if you want to attack too much and miss the defense. This was communicated to the players in time. In the second round, every team has a chance, so we will go back. Get ready for the next game."
When asked whether the team’s performance had met the expectations before the game, Fan Shuai said: “In the knockout rounds, neither the championship nor the relegation group will be easy. This year is in such a special environment. In any group, there will be some chances, and some unfavorable teams will also win. After experiencing today’s game, I believe that my players have sufficient experience and preparation. They have experienced such an atmosphere. I will show a better performance in the second round later. I still maintain a positive and optimistic attitude and I am very confident of everyone."
When talking about the performance of the two new players Adrian and Zivkovic, Fan Shuai said: "The two new players have shown their strength. I hope that after adjustment and summary, they will be able to Create more threats on the offensive end."
When asked whether the tacit understanding between the midfield and the frontcourt has met expectations, Fan Shuai said: "This game is the official debut of the two new players, but they still need to get familiar with each other on the court. It takes a certain amount of time for players to interact during training. Of course, we also know that Qingdao's defense is also doing very well today. The opponent's strategy in the second round may still be defensive counterattack. Breaking dense defense is also a worldwide Difficulties, but this is our job. We must try hard to create more space and opportunities in the offense to ensure that the team wins."