Montella will be very Angered when Fiorentina Lose
Kiev – Fiorentina had plenty of chances in the match against Dynamo Kiev, but instead left earlier and almost lost. Fiorentina coach Vincenzo Montella, claimed to be very upset if his team really lost.
Fiorentina took home a 1-1 draw in the first leg of the Europa League quarterfinals at the NSC Olimpiyskiy, Kiev, Friday (04/17/2015) pm dawn. Viola survived the defeat thanks to a goal in injury time Khouma Babacar.
In this game, Fiorentina more dominant with superior control of the ball 53% -47%. They are also more threatened by 17 shots with three on target, compared to 10 attempts from Dynamo in which only two that led to the goal.
However, Fiorentina goalkeeper from behind long ago they burglarized Jeremain Lens in the 36th minute. They then strive to equalize the score, but could not do so until the normal time runs out.
When entering the second minute of injury time, Fiorentina can finally find the net Dynamo. An overhead kick Babacar change the score to 1-1.
“I liked the way the team played, with hunger and consistency, making so many opportunities with soul and passion,” said Montella told Mediaset.
“I think this is a very important draw because we grab it with all our major characteristics – speed, technique, pride, and sacrifice,” said Montella.
“I would be very upset if we lose in this fight. However, the team never stopped believing. Their goal happen by accident and caused the ball changed direction,” he said.
“At halftime, the team is more upset than me. I tried to calm them, giving them the patience to turn things around, and continue to play without haste,” said Montella.
“If we conceded again in a counter-attack, it would be a blow that is unacceptable,” said the 40-year allenatore.