speech The French coach of the Saudi Arabia team marked with his sense of the formula
Hervé Renard during the match against Argentina. — Ricardo Mazalan/AP/SIPA
By beating Argentina 2 to 4 1, Saudi Arabia achieved one of the first feats of this 2022 World Cup on Tuesday. A success all the more important as the Saudi team was led 1 to 2. 0 to half-time after a penalty scored; by Lionel Messi. Decisive, the conversation Hervé Renard, the French coach of the team, was revealed by a video posted by the Saudi Football Federation and already revealed. viewed over four million times.
“Guys, what are we doing here?”, first calls out to the former Morocco coach, who is pacing around the locker room. “Is it çat the laundry? Pressing, ça doesn’t mean that you have to play high!” Saleh Al-Shehri, believing that the striker, like the rest of the team, left too much space for danger Messi. “Take your phones and take pictures with him if you want!” Fox and his meaning of the formula.
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“ They're playing it easy !”
Once the situation has been analysed, the coach then proposes an approach to destabilize and possibly bring down the Argentina team. “With the ball, you have been good. Did you see what you did? Can't you smell anything?”, Hervé Fox his players, before delivering a final message of encouragement. “They play it easy! Come on guys, it’s the World Cup! Give it your all!”.
The experiment coach here seems to have indeed found the the words to remobilize his team, who managed to score twice in the second half to finally win ahead of the Argentine giant. To reach the final phase of the competition, the team of Hervé Renard will have to repeat these good results against Poland tomorrow and against Mexico on Wednesday. She would then return to his best level in the World Cup since 1994.