ISL 2017-18: FC Goa's Sergio Lobera: We need to focus on the dynamics

The Gaurs' head coach believes that the side needs to bring back their positive form from their earlier days of the season.

On Friday evening, FC Goa were handed a 2-0 defeat by Bengaluru FC at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium. The result takes FC Goa, who had a brilliant start to the season, to the sixth position.

Speaking about The Gaurs performance, head coach Sergio Lobera stated that the visitors kicked off the game on a bright note but fell prey to The Eagles after the first quarter.

‘’I think we started the game well; in the first 20 minutes, we had the ball possession and I think that’s what made us strong. The game was very equally balanced until they scored from a set piece. We knew they are a good team from set plays and we couldn’t allow them to score like that,’’ revealed Lobera.

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Explaining further, the 41-year-old commented, ‘’I think in games like these, it is the little details that can make all the difference.’’

The 2-0 result at Bengaluru meant that Albert Roca’s men have sealed their place in the playoffs. However, things don’t look good for FC Goa who are placed sixth with 20 points from 13 fixtures. When asked what the Goan side would do now in their contest for the top four, Lobera expressed, ‘’We now need to focus on dynamics. We have had three difficult matches where the results didn’t go our way so we need to start focusing on it.

The mentality that we had earlier was a positive one when we were doing well, so that’s something we need to get ourselves back to,’’ he signed off.