Daei: Esteghlal Khuzestan were lucky to collect one point
I'm proud of my players who grabbed a point from this away game. We have begun our work in new season without enough physical training and caused a problem for us.” Ali Daei said in press conference after his men shares points in 2-2 draw against Esteghlal Khuzestan in the Iran Professional League (IPL) fixture at Ahvaz.
He added: “We were better side of this match because we created more chances than Esteghlal Khuzestan, but they dominated possession. Motahari had a chance to score before the first half ended but unfortunately we didn't use our opportunities.”
“I decided to send my young players to the filed because We lost control of the match. All teams who come here will have hard mission against Esteghlal Khuzestan because of weather situation. I respect them so much, but they were lucky to collect one point.” Naft Tehran coach said.