Lokomotiv coach Levin: “Pinyaev is our trump card”

Lokomotiv coach Oleg Levin said after the victory over Ural that the Moscow team did not think about postponing the game, despite the severe frost.

On Friday, Lokomotiv beat Ural at home in the match of the 18th round of the WORLD RPL (2:0). Lokomotiv is in fourth place with 31 points. The Ekaterinburg team is in 12th place with 19 points.

Before the start of the match, the temperature at the stadium was recorded at -12 degrees.

Earlier, the RFU CDC disqualified the head coach of Lokomotiv Mikhail Galaktionov for two matches of the Russian Championship, and the captain of the red-greens Dmitry Barinov for one match and one suspended game for insulting the referees after the 16th round game of the MIR RPL with Krylya Sovetov. (3:3).
Why did they start playing according to the score in the second half?

— In the second half, the score suggested that we need to play more disciplined. “Ural” is a good team with good performers. We found our moment for the second goal.

After Zenit in the last match of the year, did you have any psychological difficulties?

“We didn’t think about transferring it.” The players were internally ready, gathered and began to prepare after Zenit. The head coach was able to switch the team to the game with Ural.

Sum up the results of today’s match and the first part of the championship.

“The head coach will let them down.” Today the head coach’s plan has fully justified itself. What we planned in attack and defense – everything worked out.

Was Pinyaev’s exit planned for the end of the game?

– Sergei is our trump card. His speed and skill are undeniable. We wanted to speed up the game in attack, and it worked.

2023-12-08 19:47:14

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