«It all depends on us»
Alin Toșca spoke to Novasports TV ahead of the upcoming encounter against Xanthi, corresponding to matchday 11 of Super League Souroti. Read what the Romanian left back said on paokfc.gr:
On his return from international duty with Romania and his condition:
«I am very well, both physically and psychologically. I can’t wait to play and I believe I am ready to«.
On his thoughts while on international duty:
«I am always happy to join my national team, I consider it a big honour. That is in the past though and now we focus on the upcoming encounter. We are ready to play. When I am with the national team, I focus on their games. I did think though of my club-mates and I watched the Greek Cup match on the internet, while also following the team news«.
On the match against Xanthi:
«Our coach showed us some videos of Xanthi and explained several tactical issues. We know many particular things about the team«.
On the consecutive games he featured in:
«First of all, I am happy that Vieirinha is back. Along with Maurício, they are very important players for the team and we need them. I always feel good when I play –every footballer does. I cannot comment on my performances. That is your work«.
On his opinion about captain Vieirinha:
«He is a very good player and lines up excellent performances. He is experienced, like many of our team-mates and that plays to our team’s advantage. He makes our work easier«.
On the elements that can lead PAOK to success:
«We need to keep the same mentality and play well. We are focusing on our next match, the one against Xanthi, and we fight to win every encounter«.
On the team he considers the biggest rival in the league race:
«In my opinion, what our team does is the most important thing. If we continue like this, we will win the league. We respect the other teams –Atromitos, Olympiakos and AEK are good sides-, but if we do what we must, we will be the best. It all depends on us«.
Whether he thinks about the UEFA Europa League against Chelsea:
«It’s an important game, but right now we are only interested in Xanthi«.