Bonucci: AC Milan Less Have Own Character and Confidence

Bonucci: AC Milan Less Have Own Character and Confidence

AC Milan again only able to play a 0-0 draw against AEK Athens in Europa League Group D 2017-2018 at OAKA Spiros Louis Stadium on Thursday (2/11/2017) or Friday morning GMT

In this fourth matchday match, AC Milan who appear more dominate and have some golden opportunities only able to play a 0-0 draw.

This score is also identical to the result of their first meeting on the third matchday at Stadio San Siro, 19 Okrober 2017.

For captain Leonardo Bonucci, this result was not caused by the tactical or strategic mistakes of coach Vincenzo Montella.

The 30-year-old judged that the scoring failure of the two games was due to weak character and team confidence.

“We are on the pitch not just based on the idea of ​​the coach, we need to get a positive result to revive the enthusiasm that last summer,” Bonucci said as quoted by from Sky Sport Italia.

“I see there is a lot of quality in this squad, but we lack the character and confidence to be more responsible when the ball is at our feet,” he said.

Bonucci also judged that the difficulties experienced by his colleagues in two AEK counter games are also caused by the tactics applied by the Greek representative.

“Two games against AEK are very strange because they apply the marking strategy and follow us anywhere, except to our defense area,” Bonucci said.

“We know that this game will be very difficult but it is a good point for us and now it is time to focus on the game against Sassuolo We want to get back on the right track in Serie A,” he said.

Until fourth matchday, AC Milan still lead Group D Europa League with eight points or two ahead of AEK in second position.

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