Roger Schmidt and the Ajax title: “They have better conditions” – Benfica

German PSV coach claims his rival has a bigger budget and is a fair champion

Roger Schmidt has reacted to the Dutch title win by rivals Ajax, including goal (5-0) against Heerenveen rendered PSV’s 3-2 triumph over NEC pointless. “All champions deserve to win the title because they are on top after 34 matches, in this case 33”, started by saying the German coach who will guide Benfica next season. Somewhat discouraged finishing in second place – he is four points behind with just one lap to go – Roger Schmidt praised the positive aspects of this season. “This year, we played better than the first year and we were closer to the title, it was tighter because we managed to keep everything open until the penultimate round,” he said. he says, pointing out the differences to his rival. “It’s always a huge challenge to fight with Ajax, they have the best conditions to be champions. In most cases, the teams with the biggest budgets are the ones that win the championships, that’s how it is. everywhere, but there is always a small chance of us being our best, we thought about it, but in the end we have to accept that they were four points better than us,” a satisfied Schmidt said.

By Nuno Miguel Ferreira


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