Strange Ready for Oman Challenge

German positive about Lions chances 

Bernd Strange is optimistic his new brand of attacking football has the potential to dramatically improve the national side.

The first test for the Lions is the AFC Asian Cup Qualifier game against Oman, who are ranked 60 places above them.

Flexibility is the key to Stanges new system, if a forward is needed to defend they will do so and vice versa,

Also the former Iraq, Oman and Belarus manager uses wing-backs to great effect.

Much like The Brazil team of 2002 where Roberto Carlos and Cafu were constant attacking threats.

Speaking to Goal Singapore he said: “We are finally moving into attacking football as we have to win matches, but it is still a long way to go

“We have three home matches in a row and I don’t see any sense to wait for what the opponents will do in our stadium. That is why we are absolutely focused on attacking football

“Yes we played seven games before with Oman and lost all of it and it comes to a point where we must be prepared and on Wednesday, we will do it.

“If we can’t, I want all the fans in the stadium and even the players to know that we are heading the right way.”

1988 was the last time Singapore beat the Red Warriors, in the six games prior to that victory they have scored only three times conceding 19 goals.

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