Home > Sport > Football
Thursday April 10, 2014 MYT 7:43:00 PM
Thursday April 10, 2014 MYT 9:38:16 PM
by mohd farhaan shah
JDT team manager Bojan Hodak said Pablo Aimar's heel injury has healed and he may feature in the match against PKNS on Friday. - Filepic
JOHOR BARU: Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) are hoping to unleash their Argentine star player Pablo Aimar against PKNS at Larkin Stadium on Friday.
Team manager Bojan Hodak said that the former Valencia player’s left heel injury has healed.
“He (Aimar) is getting better but we will see if Aimar is ready to play against PKNS,” said Hodak after JDT’s training session at the Padang Seri Gelam here on Thursday.
Hodak also said that JDT would change their approach in the game against PKNS, which he described as an important one for the Southern Tigers.
He pointed out that in the last couple of games, JDT dropped valuable points especially when playing at home.
“In the last couple of games, the players kept passing the ball around but did not penetrate into the opposition’s side. To be honest, many teams seem to be on the defensive when they play against us ... but this should not be an excuse.
“If we want to challenge for trophies, then we should get maximum points and we should do it starting with PKNS,” he said.
Hodak added that PKNS will be hard to beat as they have a strong squad and are playing well, especially defensively, but he has confidence in his players.
JDT are sixth in the Super League standings with 15 points after 10 games.
Tags / Keywords:
Pablo Aimar, Bojan Hodak, JDT, Johor Darul Ta'zim, PKNS
Bayern face injury problems ahead of Manchester City game
Injury-hit Bayern still a tough test for City - Kompany
Struggling Bilbao lose 2-1 at group minnows BATE
Western Sydney beat Seoul to make Champions League final
Police wary of Pahang after bitter past experience
Struggling Fulham appoint five-man panel to choose new boss
Hulk suffers racial abuse in Russian league game
No Ibra? No problem for PSG as they topple Barca
Hulk shines for Zenit after racial abuse controversy
Goodbye, Shirley: ‘Community' star leaves show
Advanced iOS virus targeting Hong Kong protestors: security firm
Copyright © 1995-2014 Star Publications (M) Bhd (Co No 10894-D)