ISL: Peter Reid Wants Mumbai City FC Defence to Hold up Against Kerala Blasters

The former Manchester City manager said he held a video analysis session with the defenders to try and improve their game. The team has conceded 10 goals so far.

updated: November 01, 2014 22:07 IST
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Mumbai Indians have conceded 10 goals in the Indian Super League till now.


Mumbai: Sounding critical of Mumbai City FC defence in the previous game that they lost 1-5 to Chennayin FC, head coach Peter Reid wanted his team to not concede easy goals when they take on Kerala Blasters here on Sunday.

"We have got to defend better and we have got be a threat. We got to be more professional and disciplined in our defending and in attacking. We have to be a bit more ruthless. There have been some extenuating circumstances," said Reid.

"We didn't have probably our best attacker (Nicolas Anelka) in the first three games for obvious reasons. We got Andre (Moritz) back a 100 per cent, so I am expecting more from us from an attacking point of view. Certainly, the more concern for me is the defense. I want us to get stronger and not concede cheap goals," the Englishman said.

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