Ahly coach Lasarte compares Azaro's goal-scoring struggles with Real Madrid's Benzema

Mahmoud Elassal , Friday 17 May 2019

Walid Azaro
Ahly's forward Walid Azaro (Photo: AFP)

Ahly coach Martin Lasarte has defended his Moroccan striker Walid Azaro after he lost several scoring chances in the team’s 2-0 win against Enppi on Thursday, promising he will return to scoring.

"I am not worry by Azaro's goal-scoring struggles as I am confident that he will make use of the score chances in the coming games," Lasarte told the post game's press conference.

"Real Madrid's striker Karim Benzema spent a long time without scoring until he became the team's top scorer," the Uruguayan coach added.

"I always hold meetings with Azaro and all strikers to teach them how make use of the score chances."

"We have to worry if we don’t make more score chances but do it every game, so we are working to avoid losing the score chances in the coming games," Lasarte said.

The Red Devils cemented their position on the top of the league table after defeating Enppi 2-0 at Petro sport stadium on Thursday, as they have now 73 points, seven ahead of second-placed Zamalek. The latter have two matches on their hands.

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