Friday October 18 2013
Maran respects Cagliari threat

Coach Rolando Maran says Catania can’t afford to give Cagliari any time on the ball in their Serie A clash on Saturday.

“We know that Cagliari are a dangerous side,” the tactician stated earlier today. “They are an outfit with quality and they offer few reference points to their opponents.

“We have to be good at finding space and pressuring them when they have the ball,” Maran continued.

“We want to put in a great performance and, of course, collect a positive result.”

Catania have won just one and drawn two of their opening seven games this term, while Cagliari are two points better off.

Catania squad – Goalkeepers: 21 Andujar, 35 Ficara, 1 Frison.

Defenders: 22 Alvarez, 14 Bellusci, 34 Biraghi, 33 Capuano, 24 Gyomber, 6 Legrottaglie, 18 Monzon, 5 Rolin.  

Midfielders: 4 Almiron, 28 Barrientos, 19 Castro, 20 Freire, 17 Guarente, 13 Izco, 8 Plasil, 7 Tachtsidis.

Attackers:  9 Bergessio, 26 Keko, 10 Lopez, 32 Petkovic.

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