After the defeat against Australia, the Tunisian coach Jalel Kadri had a lucid reaction, while talking about the crucial appointment against France for the third day.
Tunisia can bite their fingers off. The Eagles of Carthage lost to Australia (0-1) this Saturday. A setback against the most likely team of this group that seriously complicates their chances of qualification. The Tunisians are now fourth with 1 point, while they face France in the last day. The coach Jalel Kadri is already focused on this shock.
"Soccer does not know miracles, it only knows difficult matches and capital matches. (Against France, for the last game) we will try to press high and win these three points. We are well aware that the next match will be against a very strong opponent but sometimes there are surprises. We will have to give the best of ourselves, hope to concretize our opportunities and correct our mistakes of the previous matches", Jalel Kadri said, relayed by Le Figaro.
To do much better than against Australia
While waiting to see the result of Denmark-France (16:00 GMT), the Tunisian technician spoke of his regrets after the match against Australia. An unexpected counter-performance after the beautiful copy returned against Denmark. The coach has also pointed out the weaknesses of his men.
"In the first half we were not at our best, the Australians forced us to play as they wanted, to play long, but in the second half we had a very good ball circulation, good crosses and shots on goal. So in the end, over the 90 minutes, I would say we didn't deserve to lose, but that's soccer. As for our chances of qualification, we know that we lost a decisive game and we take the responsibility", continues Jalel Kadri.