Abidal: “we are a bit out of luck”
Éric Abidal admitted that the squad is “angry” with the draw against Mallorca and the Frenchman reckoned “we had plenty of chances to kill the game off. We are a bit out of luck”, compared to other seasons.
Most of the squad agreed after Sunday’s game that the team had paid the price for failing to
kill the game off when they had their opportunities and today Eric Abidal insisted: “football
is about the small details and we should have finished the game off in the first half”.
Out of luck
According to Abidal:“we played well, but were just a bit out of
luck – when you make so many chances and end up not winning, you have to say it was our own
fault. I don’t think we are lacking quality or the tactics are wrong, it’s just that we
aren’t enjoying the kind of luck we have in the past”.
Keep on working hard
“We are angry, but we now we have to keep on working hard. We dropped two important
points, especially so since our next game is against Valencia at home and that won’t be an
easy game”, added the French international defender.
Tactical changes by Mallorca
Abidal believes Mallorca changed their tactics and that: “in the
second half, Laudrup reacted to the situation and dropped back somewhat, to try and hit us on the
break. It was harder to reach their goal in the second half, whilst we found it quite easy in the