In the Chinese Super League that ended yesterday, the Dalian native was beaten by his opponent before the end, losing 0-1 to Guangzhou R&F. Regarding the situation of entering the top four in the competition area, the "Dalian Evening News" stated that with this defeat, although the Dalianers still have the possibility of entering the top four in theory, they basically can only rely on "counterattack" if they want to achieve a "counterattack". Miracle".
The "Dalian Evening News" stated that if you want to retain the hope of entering the top four, the Dalianers must win R&F and there is no other choice. Before the start of the Dalian People’s game yesterday, Shenzhen Kaisa, as one of the "Four Four" opponents, lost to Shandong Luneng. Interestingly, it was almost at the same time that another "Four Four" opponent Shanghai Shenhua drew with Jiangsu Suning. At the same time, Benitez replaced Boateng and Zheng Long, who hadn't appeared in the league for a long time, and sent a clear offensive signal to the players on the field.
From the perspective of the player's position, Boateng replaced Wang Jinxian as a right midfielder, while Zheng Long stood at the front midfielder, and Larsen pulled to the left. This time, it should be said that good results have been achieved. After Zheng Long came on the field, he created threats one after another.
In the game, when only Tosic was left on the R&F field, Benitez saw the situation and kept asking the players to press on and speed up the pace of the game. However, the Dalianers, who had never found an offensive feeling throughout the game, still did not pose a substantial threat to R&F's goal. Instead, they were given a chance to counterattack before the end of the game.
The "Dalian Evening News" finally stated that the more realistic goal of the Dalianers in the next two games may be to strive to improve their ranking and get a relatively favorable position in the relegation competition.