Cape Town - Polokwane
City coach, Kosta Papic, believes that his all-out-attack approach to football
is risky but he says that ‘parking the bus’ is an equally high risk tactic to
Many have criticized Papic for not taking enough care on the
defensive side of the game but he insists that similar criticism should be
levelled at managers like Jose Mourinho who neglect the attacking side of the
gave Sport24 his take on the debate between defensive and attacking
is very difficult, how are you going to play against a team who is going to
park the bus and wait for a counter attack?” Papic said.
you miss your chances you will be punished and in that case the style of
defensive has succeeded.
when Mourinho played very defensive football against Barcelona with Inter
Milan, I mean that is not football for me.
forgets how many chances Barcelona made, what happened if one went in? The
system would have been destroyed.
you are playing defensive football and I am making 20 chances that says nothing
about your defence it is all about the players who don’t score the goal, if you
play defensive and stop me from making chances that is good defensive football.
play very risky football, but it is also very risky to just sit and wait for a
shows no sign of compromising his football philosophy going into the new PSL
season after it saw him nominated for coach of the 2014/15 season.