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Five points in three games, such is the balance sheet of the Girondins de Bordeaux over this week. After a victory against ASSE (2-1) and two draws against Montpellier (3-3) and Rennes (1-1), the Bordelais showed mental virtues and remains a team that does not let go. A satisfaction for his trainer, Vladimir Petkovic who returned to the meeting against the SRFC at a press conference: “A miracle ? In the first period, yes, in the second no because we have more initiatives than our opponent, we gained 20 meters in the game. We were more present, more pro-active. It’s difficult to explain our service. We started well then the opponent managed to infiltrate and create chances, doubt set in. It was the trend until the break“he explained.
Petkovic now wants stability
The former Swiss manager then continued: “By freeing ourselves mentally from all these doubts, we were able to get into the game. We saw players ready to suffer and to give of themselves to come back. From an accounting perspective, this week is positive. We held on, we were a little lucky that we provoked. After these two away matches (Saint-Étienne and Montpellier), I am optimistic. Now I’m waiting to stabilize the team when I have all the staff“he concluded. The FCGB will continue to continue its series on the lawn of Louis II, next Sunday at 3 pm.
Vladimir Petkovic, the Girondins de Bordeaux coach was satisfied after the draw snatched by his men against Stade Rennais (1-1). The former Switzerland coach nevertheless now hopes to gain stability.