Press conference

Eidevall on our Champions League ambitions

Jonas Eidevall

Following our 5-1 victory over the reigning champions Lyon last week, Jonas Eidevall's key message to the squad has been 'humility'. 

While our head coach was delighted with the team's performance and attitude on the night, he knows that there's still a long way to go, starting with Thursday's night's fixture against FC Zurich. 

"For us to play one really good game away to Lyon and get a great result and to start speaking about us winning the whole competition, I don't like that," Eidevall told the media in his pre-match press conference.

"I don't think that's humble enough. That's not where we come from. We're still at a place where we know we're a very good football team but we need to work extremely hard to develop in order to fulfil our potential as a team. That power and obligation from history, we know that there are so many great football players and managers that has put our club in the position it is in today, and we are so determined to try and leave this club in an even better place than we came to it.

"We just go game by game. We try to apply ourselves as good as possible for every game. To make things really simple, that's what we do. And then what potential ceilings do we have? Well, we'll have to find out. But if we do 100% both in preparation and execution, we don't have to regret anything, and I think when you do that, nights like that can happen in Lyon. It's not a guarantee, but it can happen and it was beautiful to be a part of. But we have to keep working and keep having that mindset and focus, and maybe it can happen again." 

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