Mumbai City FC head coach Alexandre Guimaraes said that need to prepare the players with rigours of long and tough season in mind so that they can play at their best all the way till the end.
Mumbai City FC forgot all the discipline, organisation and concentration that they had cultivated in the ISL to crash to a 3-2 defeat at the hands of Atletico de Kolkata in the first leg of the semifinal on Saturday at the Rabindra Sarobar Stadium.
While goals were slightly hard to come by for Mumbai City FC, it was their ability to shut out opponents on a regular basis that made the real difference.
ISL 2016: Chennaiyin FC coach Marco Materazzi slams refereeing, 'dishonest journalism' after Mumbai City FC loss
Marco Materazzi's side fell to a 2-0 defeat to Mumbai City FC in Mumbai on Wednesday. While Mumbai's defensive organisation and fluid attack made it tough for the visitors, their insipid performance hardly aided the cause.