August 08, 2022
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Playing with 10 players was tough, says Mannu

Tailevu Naitasiri assistant coach Priyant Mannu says playing with 10 players for almost 50 minutes against Digicel Premier League defending champs Lautoka was a good lesson for the side.
 
Mannu said with one man down due to a red card, they had to fight back several times till the last minute to hold Lautoka 2-2 in Round 16 at the HFC Bank Stadium in Suva yesterday.
 
He further said they will need to work on their discipline and finishing ahead of their next match against Ba this week.
 
"We knew the importance of getting a point from this match." 
 
"And playing with 10 men for nearly 60 minutes is very hard but the boys structure the game plan and work very hard."
 
"We scored the first goal but after the red card, things changed."
 
"Playing with 10 men became tough but our boys coped very well and held Lautoka."
 
"It was tough. I think that was a big lesson for us."
 
"We were winning and then some things came about the game where Lautoka took advantage and capitalised but again we fought back. It was hard but a lot to take from this match," Mannu said.
 
By Romeka Romena  


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