Bruno Miguel: We’ll face a tough opponent, only fully fit players will participate

Bruno Miguel, the head coach of Al-Sadd, spoke about the challenge of the upcoming match against Al-Hilal from Saudi Arabia in the second round of Group B in the King Salman Club Cup.

During the press conference, Bruno Miguel stated, “We are still in the early preparation phase. We’ll be facing a strong and formidable opponent. We need thorough preparation for this tournament and the entire season ahead. It’s not just us; all the teams are currently in the preparation stage, and the competition is close.”

He further added, “We expect a difficult and intense encounter against Al-Hilal. Having competed with Al-Hilal’s former coach in the Portuguese league, we know each other. I’ll prepare my team appropriately, knowing that Al-Hilal applies high pressure and denies the opponent space to maneuver.”

Regarding the involvement of new players in the match, the Al-Sadd coach clarified, “Yes, there will be new faces in the match against Al-Hilal, but they will be on the substitutes’ bench. Only fully fit players will participate in the game.”

Bruno concluded by saying, “We will fight on the field and play with a winning mentality. Al-Hilal is a formidable team, and we’ll compete to the best of our abilities. The results won’t deter us, and what matters most is to exhibit an evolving mindset from one match to the next.”