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Van Bommel criticizes the calendar maker: "An advantage for Club Brugge"

Van Bommel criticizes the calendar maker: “An advantage for Club Brugge”

Antwerp travel to Club Brugge on Sunday, who could suddenly feature again in the Champions League qualifiers. Great Old itself ended up in last place after zero out of six. Although Mark Van Bommel sees a striking explanation for this.

Although he is not usually the type to make excuses, the outgoing national champion coach ultimately believes Antwerp were damaged by the calendar maker. According to him, the many trips pose a major obstacle.

Deprived Antwerp

“We played away from home four times in the first six games,” said van Bommel, who pointed out that the situation for Plauef Zwart is exactly the opposite. “They started with three straight home games, because Circle is also at home,” they say.

Momentum also plays a role. “You also have to see when you meet an opponent. On the first day of the match, Anderlecht were chasing Union, while Genk got a boost after that,” continues the Dutchman.

The momentum is against us

“And now it is followed by Club Brugge, who is suddenly competing for the title again and has beaten PAOK in the meantime. So they are also in the flow. The form cannot be grasped. It is in the details,” concludes Van Bommel, who hopes to get lucky. Will prevail quickly turns.

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