FC Twente coach Ron Jans is taking into account a strong FK Cukaricki in the return of the third preliminary round of the Conference League on Thursday. The coach expects the opponent to draw hope from the second half of the first leg in Serbia (1-3).

    Twente won 1-3 from FK Cukaricki in Belgrade last week thanks to goals in the first half from Daan Rots, Michel Vlap and Joshua Brenet. After the break, the home team came out stronger, resulting in a goal from Stefan Kovac.

    “We expect FK Cukaricki to continue with what they showed in the second half in Belgrade,” Jans said on Wednesday. site from Twente. “We must be better armed against this, because we want to play like the first half last week. Put high pressure, take the initiative in possession and play dominant football. Then we are at our strongest.”

    With a good result, Twente will face Fiorentina in the play-offs. “But we look at it from game to game. At FK Cukaricki, the hope to continue is certainly present. With a goal against it can become restless. Fortunately, the group is in good shape. The heads are good and we are also physically there. good for.”