Defiant Rajevac insists all is well in Thai camp

Milovan Rajevac trying to put up a brave front before the press.
Milovan Rajevac trying to put up a brave front before the press.ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG

All smiles at the photo call but all snarls when pricked by the pointed questions during the pre-match press conference, Thailand national coach Milovan Rajevac may deny that his team are under pressure. But his responses hinted of uncertainty in the blue corner.

A draw with Singapore tonight in their Group B match will be enough for Thailand to qualify for the AFF Suzuki Cup semi-finals, but the Serb was gruff and grouchy when he faced the media for 15 minutes at the Rajamangala Stadium yesterday.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on November 25, 2018, with the headline 'Defiant Rajevac insists all is well in Thai camp'. Print Edition | Subscribe