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Tractor Sazi coach out to neutralize deadly threat of Asamoah Gyan in Asian Champions league clash

Published on: 01 April 2014
Asamoah Gyan training with his Al AIn team

Tractor Sazi coach Toni Oliveira is planning to put more men on Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan to minimize his threat in their Asian Champions League clash against Al Ain on Tuesday.

The Black Stars captain is one of the leading scorers in this season’ competition.

Gyan scored twice in the first leg encounter against the sides and is expected to lead the lines against when they travel to face the Red Wolves in Tabriz.

But Tractor Sazi coach Toni Oliveira is planning to neutralize the attacking threat of the Ghanaian hitman by deploying more men on him.

“Asamoah Gyan is the player who makes the difference for Al Ain. He scored two goals in the last match and is an influential player,” he said.

“We will try with our collective organisation to stop him because he can win the match for his squad at any given moment.”

Al Ain could qualify to the knockout stage of the Champions League of they manage the tough away win.

The UAE champions are top of Group C with six points ahead of Tuesday’s clash.


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