NPL WA: Bayswater coach calls on players to score more goals

Bayswater City striker Gustavo Giron Marulanda. Picture: Kristie Lim
Bayswater City striker Gustavo Giron Marulanda. Picture: Kristie Lim

BAYSWATER City coach Chris Coyne wants his players to score more goals against a young Stirling Lions side this weekend.

City is in third place on the National Premier League WA ladder, while the Lions are ninth.

Coyne said his players had recovered and felt fresh after a 3-0 win against Mandurah last week.

“The preparation has been excellent so there are no excuses going into the game this weekend,” he said.

“We are in a good position with all players fit and raring to go.

“We are at the half-way point and six points off top with a game in hand that if we win we are three points off the leaders.”

Coyne said his team created many chances but still had to score more goals.

“They need to score me more goals so I can relax and enjoy the football they are playing,” he said.

“We were dominant against Mandurah but only two goals up until the last eight minutes.

“We have to be ruthless and if you have someone down you can’t let them get back up again.”

The former Perth Glory player said Stirling had some very gifted players but recorded varied results.

“They have had no consistency this year but have shown on their day they can beat anyone,” he said.

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