David Jeffrey, ið hevur staðið fyri Linfield í samfull 16 ár, segði soleiðis til Linfieldfc.com, tá ið teir frættu um Europa League lutakastið.
“It’s a familiar place for us, as we played in the Faroes last year, so we’ll know what to expect. It’s a draw that gives us an opportunity to progress to the next round.
We know our opponents have played 12 or 13 games in their league and I think they’re 2nd in their league, so their season is well up and running. They will have an advantage in that regard.
When you go into Europe, you’re looking either to play against a top European side for the experience or you’re looking for a tie you can play that gives you a realistic chance of progress.
While we feel we have a realistic hope of progress, I’m sure our opponents will think the same. They will remember B36 gave us a tough time last year and whereas our opponents will have had a number of games under their belt together before next week’s game, we will have only had 9 training sessions and the one game.
We have several players unavailable for next week’s tie – Alan Blayney, Reece Glendinning and Sean Ward.
Mark Haughey is an injury doubt with a hamstring injury and we have 3 other players – Philip Lowry, Jamie Mulgrew and Ryan Henderson who will be a doubt, as they will not have completed as many training sessions as the other squad members, by the time of next week’s 1st leg.”