Gil Vicente left, on Tuesday morning, for Latvia, where he will face Riga tomorrow, in the match of the third round of the Conference League, with a lot of ambition in his bag.
In the first participation in European competitions in the history of the Barcelos logo, sporting director Thiago Linho stressed in statements to the media that the goal is not just to enjoy the experience.
“We expect the fans and all of us to be able to enjoy their first participation in European competitions. It is a historic milestone in the life of the club. We are ambitious and we are facing a draw with the ambition to win and beat it. The goal is to beat the elimination. It is a new moment for almost everyone at the club and we have a coach who has already played Twice in the European League. He is also new in the framework, but we want to move forward. He is an opponent of a different level of competitiveness than ours, but he has more experience in this European context, “he stressed.
This Tuesday, Minho will know a potential opponent in the play-off, if he advances, ie West Ham, Copps/Young Boys, Dundee United/Alkmaar, Molde/Kisvarda or Fenerbahce/Slovako are the likely opponents.
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