Gregg Berhalter, the United States coach, was speaking with EFE after his team’s victory against Iran (1-0), in the third and last game of group B, which meant their qualification for the round of 16 of the World Cup in Qatar football 2022, which He explained to the aforementioned medium that his initial objective “was to pass the round” and that “from now on, anything can happen.”
“The initial objective was to pass the round; and now everything can happen. What we have to do is go game by game, focusing on that. Now we have the Netherlands. It is sensational to be in the round of 16, but we are facing an opportunity“, commented to EFE, during the press conference after the Berhalter party.
In addition, the 49-year-old coach, who as a player played in the 2002 World Cup in Japan and Korea, continued to speak to the same medium and also explained how Playing the match against the Netherlands will be an opportunity to make themselves known worldwide.
“For the boys from now on everything will be an opportunitybut above all I hope you enjoy the experience”, he replied to EFE at the Al Thumama stadium in Doha. the US coach, who commented that the change of his goalscorerChristian Pulisic, occurred “because of his injury” -which occurred when marking- and that, as a precaution, he was transferred to a clinic, where the element sent a message.
“The focus of the match was difficult, because we knew that a draw was worth it for Iran. We started very well, with a great first part; but what I feel most proud of is the end of the game”he pointed.
“I feel proud of the pride, effort and resilience of my players“, stressed Berhalter in the official FIFA press conference after the game.
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