Porto midfielder Marko Grujic gave an interview to Athletic, regarding the match against Liverpool (his former team), on Wednesday, at Anfield, in favor of the Champions League, and praised his coach Sergio Conceicao.
“He is a great coach, he has helped me improve a lot. Tactically he is very good and very clear in what he is asking of the team. He is emotional and expects high standards. No matter who we play against, his attention to detail and desire are the same. You can get angry when you are unhappy about something, but sometimes we need it,” he said.
He added: “He is very good at changing things at half-time to influence matches and he is very effective in finding the right words. His goal is to coach the biggest clubs in the world, but everyone at FC Porto expects him to stay here for a long time. It is his fifth season and it is not easy to stay. In such a big club for a long time.”
On the heavy defeat against Liverpool in Dragao, he realizes that it does not reflect the value of the Blue and White team. We know we are better than that. Liverpool are a great team but we made mistakes and got punished. We showed our true face with Atl. Madrid and Milan,” he stressed.
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