Slovenia coach SreckoKatanec said that he had been impressed with the performance of Scotland in the World Cup qualifiers.
Being in the same group as the Scots, he said that he has been following the team closely and that he feels that the team deserved better.
SreckoKatanec believes that Scotland was the better team in the match against England at Wembley and it was unfortunate for them to lose the game 3-0. He believes that this is down to bad luck and that with a bit of chance they could have got a positive result from this game.
He said that he has watched the game against England and that he thinks that Scotland did not to be beaten 3-0. He said that the Scots cause the England team a lot of problems on the pitch and they even created some interesting opportunities.
He said that Slovenia has had a decent performance in a tough group and that he is proud of what his players have achieved. He said that there were not a lot of expectations after being drawn in a group comprising of England, Slovakia and Scotland but he feels that his players have given their best on the pitch.
He said that the team had progressed tremendously in recent months and he feels that they can use this experience in the future. He said that he is happy to be managing such a group of players and that they are always fighting for every ball.
SreckoKatanec said that Slovenia is a small country and that it is difficult for a small nation to qualify for a big tournament but that they take a lot of pride in facing Europe’s best teams in the qualifiers. This is a great opportunity for fans to see these big stars on home ground and that it is important that the local players give their best.