AS Roma not only focus on ‘stopping’ Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Ahead of the match against AC Milan at dawn, AS Roma coach, Paulo Fonseca emphasized that his team will not only focus on stopping Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who has been the spearhead of the Rossoneri.
As is known, AC Milan has indeed been performing well since the beginning of this season, they even managed to win in the first four matches. Thanks to him, Stefano Pioli’s troops still stand firmly at the top of the standings.
The great thing is, the fact that until now AC Milan has not been defeated in all competitions, being the only team in Europe’s top five leagues that can record this score.
It could be said that in this impressive record there was a role for Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The Swedish striker has become AC Milan’s main focus in the front line.
Because of that, AS Roma, who will face the Rossoneri in the Italian Serie A continued at WIB (27/10), really have to watch out for Ibrahimovic.
Coach Paulo Fonseca admits the greatness of an Ibrahimovic, but the focus of his team is not only Abraham, because there are many other players who are no less great.
“Ibrahimovic is clearly a great professional, otherwise he couldn’t play like he did at 39,”
“This is not a match against [Zlatan] Ibrahimovic, this is against Milan. I don’t prepare for the game with just one player in mind. We work to think about the whole team, “said Fonseca, as quoted by the Italian Football.
AC Milan might have Ibrahimovic, but AC Milan also has an Edin Dzeko figure who is no less good. What is clear, the match will be a fierce match between the two teams who are both eyeing victory.
“Milan are in good shape, their coach is doing a good job, but we also feel fine, we are motivated and the team feels confident,”
“It will be a technically interesting match, both sides want a win. We want to prove that we are a great team. ” he snapped.
Meanwhile, AS Roma itself is currently ranked 9th in the Italian Serie A standings by collecting only 7 points from four matches.