Oskar Thorvaldsson, the coach of Icelandic team Breidablik, who will host Medipol Başakşehir in the third qualifying round of the UEFA Europa Conference League, said that their chances for the tour are low.
Speaking at the press conference before the match to be played at Başakşehir Fatih Terim Stadium, Breidablik’s coach Oskar Thorvaldsson said, “I think it will be a difficult match, especially for us, it will be a harder match than Iceland.” said.
The experienced coach said, “Basaksehir has a very strong team and quality players. I think Basaksehir is the favourite, especially after winning two away games. We will look at our own performance tomorrow, we will try to see what we can do better. We have little chance, but there is always hope, we can.” We will do our best.” he said.
Thorvaldsson, “The match in Iceland was played on synthetic pitch. Tomorrow the game will be played on grass. How does that affect you?” To the question, “I think the grass field will be good for both teams. We played on natural grass as well. It did not affect us. It may have been difficult for Başakşehir to play on synthetic grass in Iceland. If the grass is good, I think the match will be good.” gave the answer.
Breidablik Team Captain Höskuldur Gunnlaugsson said, “We are quite excited, we will play against a big opponent tomorrow. Başakşehir is a quality team. We played attacking football at home, we made mistakes in defense, Başakşehir also evaluated our mistakes. We will try not to make mistakes tomorrow, we want to make our opponent experience difficulties by playing offensive football.” made its assessment.