Grings wants Switzerland to be ‘very aggressive
Switzerland coach Inka Grings stated she wants her crew to play fearless, competitive football once they make simplest their 2nd World Cup appearance in Australia and New Zealand.Switzerland, who reached the round of 16 in 2015, start their Group A campaign towards the Philippines earlier than going through Norway and co-hosts New Zealand.
The Swiss have been eliminated inside the institution level of the Women’s Euros closing 12 months however enjoyed a a hit World Cup qualifying campaign, winning eight of their 10 video games earlier than securing a berth through playoffs.
Grings, who took fee in January but is but to document a win, said it become an extreme duration for the team with simply months to head earlier than the World Cup but become assured the Swiss had been at the right track.
“One issue I can definitely say is that I need to play very aggressive football,” Grings told FIFA+.
“I also want my gamers to have braveness to try matters and sense freedom to do this due to the fact we have so many brilliant-thrilling and innovative gamers.
“There are clean directions and ideas about how we want to play, and our positioning on the sector. But then it’s down to the team to make that work in their very own way.
“We have exceptionally strong players and, if I best asked the group to play lengthy balls, we might weaken ourselves.”
The World Cup could be Grings’ first as a instruct however she performed at the 1999 and 2011 variations for Germany.
She stated she was feeling “completely relaxed” beforehand of the July 20-Aug 20 event however expected the nerves to kick in for the primary recreation.
“As a participant, I turned into fantastically unnerved due to the fact I knew I should normally respond well on the pitch. As a instruct, it is more tough,” she introduced.