Appearing at a press conference this Thursday, after another disappointment in Ligue 1 against Brest (2–1 loss, Day 33 of Ligue 1), Peter Bos tried to explain the current difficulties of Lucas Paqueta, who recently I have much less conclusive with OL.
Like his team, Lucas Paqueta ended the season in poor shape. This Thursday, the day after the OL’s defeat in Brest on the 33rd day of Ligue 1 (2-1), Peter Bos at a press conference tried to explain the recent performances of Lucas Paqueta, who had apparently been in Lyon for several weeks. were less conclusive. , For the Dutch technician, this is first explained by a demonic calendar.
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“We did a lot of sprints (Against Brest, editor’s note) We did 116 km, it is huge. Players want, they all try, elaborate Bose in front of reporters. It is not easy because Brest was two days after Bordeaux, which was two days after West Ham. The players ran a lot with little rest. Lucas the same, he runs a lot, sometimes, from time to time, too much. He takes the ball from behind, he wants to make a decisive pass, he puts pressure. He may be too much and he may not be fresh enough in front of the target.”
A terrible yield gap between the first and second half of the season
With his career in the Europa League, the OL has reduced the weeks to two games and, statistically speaking, Paqueta has had a thousand difficulties maintaining the same performance as the start of the season. In Ligue 1, the gap is widening: he has scored only two goals against seven between January 1 and August and the end of December.