This last fight with Russia Advokaat coached PSV before next season. Dick Advokaat was not too lament the exclusion of Russia from the provision of Group A after a 1-0 loss to Greece in the last match on Saturday (16/6) evening local time.
Euro 2008 semi-finalists, who started the campaign with maximum results and only need a draw for the quarter-final ticket mengungci. However, they are sluggish at the National Stadium in Warsaw and had to pay a single goal Giorgios Karagounis scored in first half injury time. Greece had the right to pass to the next round to accompany the Czech Republic, thanks to the advantage head-to-head.
“We played pretty well, pressing to the front but other teams defended well. I think we played very well in the first half,” Advokaat said after the game.
“But we also respect Greek, is difficult to be conquered in the second half,” added the coach who will PSV coached the Dutch Eredivisie club next season.
“I’m not really interested in what people say about me. My staff work hard, we are unbeaten in 16 league sebelimnya.
“We had no luck. We should have won, but this is football so congratulations to Greece,” Advokaat end.