Can Aston Villa win the Conference League?
-The odds are high. The problem is the demands in the Premier League. Coach Emery cannot field the strongest lineup in every match. The coach has to rotate, which is a big problem. It will look that way until the decisive matches in Europe, although he will not attempt anything on Thursday as he needs to be sure of victory. I think eight players from the Premier League starting lineup will play. The coach will allow the slightly older players to rest, and a lot will depend on the health situation.
Will the clash in Birmingham look different than it did in Warsaw?
– We will see Villa pressing more and not waiting for the opponent to move. The hosts will attack from the start. They could score a goal in the first ten minutes. Then the fans will go crazy and support the team, just like the Legia fans in Warsaw. The weather in Poland was amazing. Villa Park will also be interesting. If the team starts well, there will be loud noise in the stands. Although having a plan is one thing, implementing it is another. Villa must focus all the time, because any team can threaten them. The team must play 100 percent from the first minutes. It will be a difficult match. Whoever wins will finish at the top of the group, which will make the draw for the next LKE stage easier. That’s why I think coach Emery will focus on the strongest 11 players at the moment. The coach has learned his lesson. Villa learned to be favorites to win 2-1. The Legionnaires can score a goal because Emery’s side tend to concede goals when they are ahead. hard to explain.
Is this the strongest villa in years?
– This is definitely the best team in 20 years, but they have not won any title during this period. What matters is what’s in the display case, not how it looks on the field. In 1992, when Darius Kubicki and I were in the team, we became runners-up in England, and two years later we won the League Cup. These remain the club’s greatest achievements in history. In terms of football skills, the current team is similar or perhaps better than ours.
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