DENVER – In their third match in seven days, Charlotte FC earned their first factors away from residence in opposition to the Colorado Rapids. Head coach Miguel Ramírez is pleased with his gamers’ resilience and dedication to compete regardless of the numerous challenges they confronted main up to the match.
“Imagine how proud I’m. I advised them a number of days that the power of this group is that they practice so onerous each day. In the second that they don’t carry this power, I pressed them, I pushed them saying we cannot give one coaching without spending a dime. We want to be on prime of each single day.
“It was much more tough as a result of we didn’t have the possibility to put together for the sport. The gamers have been exhausted. Thursday we traveled and on Friday it was horrible climate to practice in, it was tremendous windy and simply very dangerous situations to put together for the sport… so many challenges earlier than this sport to have the option to compete.
“But this group, you already know, are tremendous aggressive. They need to win each sport. They don’t care if the play away or residence, they need to be the identical staff each sport.
“We are happy with the clean sheet and to get a point but we want to win. We want to win. That competitive nature is what allows us to compete despite being what we are. Being a smaller team that is just starting out and with all the challenges that we are having. But we always compete. That mentality from the players and the coaching staff is what is helping us earn points.”
The first half of the match was fairly even throughout the board however within the second half, it was all Charlotte. Ramírez on what time changes they made that led to the dominant half.
“We have been speaking about defensive group, our positioning, some key factors to be simpler defending. And additionally the way in which to progress, as a result of typically we had the possibility to hyperlink the traces, as an alternative of taking part in straight to Karol and Danny.
So, we have been ready to have these passes in our thoughts, in consideration of the middle backs, and we have been ready to join with these gamers inside. So we have been ready to hyperlink the traces and have extra individuals within the last third. That’s why Titi [Ortiz], Alan [Franco], Jordy [Alcívar] have been with extra presence within the final third.”
CLTFC goalkeeper, Kristijan Kahlina, mentioned it was tough not to really feel somewhat pissed off not to get the win however stresses that so long as they hold taking part in like they did, the staff will proceed to get factors away.
“Today was important to get some points to increase our confidence. We spoke in the dressing room that we just need to keep playing at this level and the points will come… but if we keep this level of playing we will earn more and more points away from home.”