Sport Suwon coach pinponts Sydney FC danger men

03:27  14 february  2018
03:27  14 february  2018 Source:   MSN

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Sydney winger Adrian Mierzejewski has been picked out as a real threat to Suwon Bluewings. Suwon Bluewings coach Seo Jung Won has pinpointed Sydney FC 's potent trio of attacking imports as the major threats to his side in their Asian Champions League clash.

Sydney winger Adrian Mierzejewski has been picked out as a real threat to Suwon Bluewings. Suwon Bluewings coach Seo Jung Won has pinpointed Sydney FC 's potent trio of attacking imports as the major threats to his side in their Asian Champions League clash.

Bobo of Sydney FC.© Matt King/Getty Images Bobo of Sydney FC. Suwon Bluewings coach Seo Jung Won has pinpointed Sydney FC's potent trio of attacking imports as the major threats to his side in their Asian Champions League clash.

Sky Blues coach Graham Arnold said he had a full squad of 22 to choose from for the Allianz Stadium clash with the South Korean side on Wednesday.

Brazilian striker Bobo, Polish international winger Adrian Mierzejewski and Serbian playmaker Milos Ninkovic provide Sydney with plenty of firepower.

"Sydney's style is very good, with their good players, number nine (Bobo), number ten (Ninkovic), and number 11 (Mierzejewski ), they are so aggressive," Won said through an interpreter.

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Sydney winger Adrian Mierzejewski has been picked out as a real threat to Suwon Bluewings. Suwon Bluewings coach Seo Jung Won has pinpointed Sydney FC 's potent trio of attacking imports as the major threats to his side in their Asian Champions League clash.

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"Of course we have pressure, Sydney is a good team and it will be hard."

Suwon's contingent of overseas players include Montenegrin international striker Dejan Damjanovic.

However, one import who will be missing is former Sydney FC central defender Matt Jurman, who is out after knee surgery.

"It's unfortunate that he won't be here but he'd probably be sitting back in Korea watching the game with mixed emotions," Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold said.'

Arnold and his players believe they can repeat their domestic success in Asia.

"With this group of players, they just know how to win, they just love winning. there's nothing else they look at, it's just to win," Arnold said.

"I know they have a belief as well that they can go a long, long way in this competition.

"The first focus is the first six games and topping the group and that means you play second place in another group and we've got a great chance to go further."

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