HomeHockeyVorobyov said that “metallurg” not ready for the season
Head coach of “metallurg” Ilya Vorobiev commented on defeat from “neftechimik” (0:3) in the match of the regular championship KHL.
— With the victory of Neftekhimik! We have in the pre-season there were nine injuries. The command was not prepared. The movement shows that it is not easy. The new coach came, and moral-volitional played with Avtomobilist. Guys, of course, tried, but without “physics”, without movement in modern hockey have nothing to do, — he said at a press conference.
Coach “Neftekhimik” Vyacheslav Butsaev told, due to what the team managed to beat metallurg.
— The guys and the fans with a victory! We are pleased with how the team played this game. Still took one of the leaders. Seriously tuned into the game. We knew and from whom to wait. The guys played a real team, and it is pleased. At times the goalie has saved us. My opponent had good chances. Disciplined game. In the minority we played well, did not let the opponent seriously to do something. All this together resulted in the victory — said Butsaev.
Recall that Vorobyov was appointed to the post of chief coach of “metallurg” on 6 September after the resignation of Joseph Andace.
In the first five games this season the Magnitogorsk team suffered four defeats.