Postecoglou wants Asia to play it right

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Massimo Luongo has announced himself prepared to take on Japan as a Socceroos find a lapse to winning ways in their World Cup qualifier on Tuesday night.

But as is always a box with Ange Postecoglou’s side, it’s about some-more than only winning, though winning in a right way.

The inhabitant group manager fumed during gamesmanship from Saudi Arabia in their 2-2 pull final week, with loitering strategy employed among a bag of tricks designed to suppress Australia’s play.

The 51-year-old pronounced it was in everyone’s interests to play a whistle, get on with it and not adopt injury.

“Back yourself to win a diversion of football by personification football,” he said.

The strategy are standard for a march when personification in a Middle East though Postecoglou pronounced it wasn’t only a informative or informal difference.

Indeed, he’d seen a carry-on and nonsense — so despised by Australian crowds — in a possess under-age sides.

“I watch a Under-20s, a Under-17s inhabitant teams and we see kids doing it, rolling around,” he said.

“I consider it’s a wrong way. You’re never going to improve.

“Those sorts of tactics, short-term gets we something though overall, if Asia is going to turn a universe energy and win a World Cup, that kind of things only doesn’t work anymore.

“Get on with it.

“It’s not about personification in a right suggestion or a enlightenment … it’s only a genius that needs to change.”

Ange Postecoglou was left undone as Australia were hold to a 2-2 pull by Saudi Arabia final week.

Luongo, who pronounced he was “feeling unequivocally good” forward of a Japan date, suggested a opposite compare would be in store during Etihad Stadium.

“From my knowledge and what we know about a Japanese, we don’t consider it’s in their inlet to be like that,” Luongo said.

“I consider we’re adult for a really good diversion of football and an interesting diversion rather than what we got with a stop-and-starting and a sabotaging of compare mins [against Saudi Arabia].”

Postecoglou pronounced a preciously gifted 24-year-old as expected to lapse to a starting eleven for Tuesday’s compare after confirming that a few changes would be done to his group to take on a Blue Samurai.

Indeed, blank out would be unfathomable; when fit, Luongo has featured in each rival Socceroos compare given a 2014 World Cup.

But he’s nonetheless to kick Japan — as is Postecoglou as manager — and is fervent to do so to assistance Australia’s subordinate bid for Russia 2018 on track.

“With a approach a team’s going, we’re in a good position to parasite off another miracle and get a win,” Luongo added.

“It’s not got to be an easy diversion and no one is awaiting that.”

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