Miranchuk: We are serious about the Cup
Lokomotiv midfielder Aleksey Miranchuk spoke about the mood ahead of the Russian Cup's round of 32 match with Khimki that ended 3:0.
- After CSKA and Spartak got knocked out of the competition, did you fear your own game could also produce a sensation?
- We watched the other gmaes and saw that not all sides approached their fixtures in the right frame of mind. Our team took the pitch with doubled motivation, and you see the result. Scoring the late goal was helpful. Perhaps, we could have created more chances, yet we managed to find the net three times, and secured the win.
- Did if feel unusual to play with this set of players?
- We all know one another, so there were no misunderstandings on the park.
- Shall we try to go for the Cup now?
- Of course. We have our sights on the trophy. Everyone feels serious about this contuest, so we will come out and fight.