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Cagliari coach warns of Parma power

CAGLIARI, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 16: Darijo Srna of Cagliari reacts during the serie A match between Cagliari and AC Milan at Sardegna Arena on September 16, 2018 in Cagliari, Italy. (Photo by Enrico Locci/Getty Images)
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Manager Rolando Maran has warned his team that they cannot make any mistakes and his players have to think about the mid-week match too

Cagliari Club sits on 12th place in the Italian Lega Serie A standings with only 5 points.

The team has won only once, with two draws and one defeat.

And for Cagliari boss Rolando Maran, today’s match against Parma is very important, as their rivals have power in the attacking zone.

“We need the spirit of sacrifice, determination, and unity of ideas that can take our performances up a level,” said the Coach in his press conference as echoed by Football Italia.

“The desire to grow and to never give in is essential. Football is made up of details and we have to analyze every aspect, leaving nothing to chance.”

“We are up against an opponent in good form. They are newly-promoted but well-constructed with top-flight players, including Inglese, who I worked with at Chievo,” he explained.

“We go to the Stadio Tardini without fear, but also aware we can’t make any mistakes. There is a midweek round coming up and I have a group of players that can handle the pressure over a whole week.”

But the good news is that Joao Pedro has returned after a doping ban.

“He is trying to get more minutes in his legs and training is not the same as match fitness. He has the right confidence and enthusiasm of a player who has left the bitterness of that incident behind him.”