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Thursday September 22 2011
Luis Enrique: 'I am worried'

Luis Enrique admits he is “worried at the lack of self-belief in the players” after Roma failed to win again.

The Coach has not registered a single victory since taking charge of the side, drawing three and losing two between Serie A and the Europa League preliminary round.

After the 1-1 draw with Siena, the Spanish tactician stayed in the locker room for some time for a meeting with the squad and director of sport Walter Sabatini.

“My conclusions cannot be positive,” confessed Enrique. “I think the team did everything we expected, but we don't risk going for goal. We cannot finish moves with as many players as I'd like.

“Siena had an interesting second half performance, while we had problems moving the ball around and getting into the box.

“I am worried by the entire situation, but above all the lack of self-belief in the players that can only increase as results don't come. We were frightened and that is normal, because we still haven't had our first win. This is a situation that has to be improved.”

Siena could've scored more than one, as they were repeatedly dangerous on the counter-attack.

“I had the same problem in Spain, as in the three years I trained Barcelona B, all my opponents played the counter-attack game against us. We are far from what I want, but I remain confident.

“On Sunday we have an important match against Parma and it is my job to motivate the squad, bringing back their confidence. We all have to improve.”

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