Sunil Chhetri

Margao, Nov 13 (IANS) Myanmar coach Gerd Zeise on Monday said India skipper Sunil Chhetri is the most dangerous player ahead of their last match of the AFC Asian Cup Qualifier UAE 2019 here.

Gerd Zeise (Image Source: Google)

Referring to Chhetri’s goal making the difference between the two teams in the first leg, the German coach described Chhetri as the “most dangerous player.”

“The Indian captain is a cool customer and he’s the most dangerous player. We must take care of the counter attacks and the defence line must be cautious when it involves him,” Zaise said at the pre-match press conference.

The veteran coach went to the extent of saying: “I am ready to give him a Myanmar passport,” a comment which the coach even made to Chhetri when the two met post the press conference.

“India are really good at defending and we have to be absolutely on our toes to penetrate them. I would like to congratulate them on their success but tomorrow we have to take our chances to go back with a positive result,” Zaise stated.

“We have come to Goa to play good football and take some points.”

“Our first target is not to lose. We were the better side in the first leg but eventually ended up on the losing side.”

He added: “We need to score. Sometimes, you will get only one chance in the entire match and you need to utilise that.”

Captain Yan Aung Kyaw, dismissed talk of any “extra pressure on his side.”

“After 15 years we stand with a realistic chance to qualify for the AFC Asian Cup. We come out every day to get a win. Tomorrow is no different and we need nothing less than a win. There’s no other alternative.”

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