The Saudi National Football Team Head Coach Antonio Pizzi confirmed that the friendly matches aim monitoring the development of the players and their implementation of the football mind which he seeks to implement in all the friendly matches. This will help the team attain perfect command before the World Cup opener against Russia.
In relation to playing with a different squad against Peru, Pizzi stated: “We have to apply the same philosophy regardless of the various elements, namely high pressure and useful ball acquisition. We should also have the perfect offensive and defensive rebound”.
In conclusion, Pizzi said: “We seek to take advantage of this confrontation and to keep benefiting from the technical aspect which makes us more prepared for the official matches”.