Suara.com – Three players Persib Bandung got injured and had to be taken off during the opening weekend BRI League 1 2022/2023 against the host Bhayangkara FC at the Wibawa Mukti Stadium, Cikarang, Sunday (24/7/2022).
Three players Persib The injured included Beckham Putra, David da Silva, and Robi Darwis. Beckham Putra was replaced by Erwin Ramdani, Robi Darwis was replaced by Achmad Jufriyanto, while David da Silva was replaced by Arsan Makarim.
Persib head coach, Robert Alberts admitting the injury to his three pillars had a major impact on the team, both tactically and squad depth.
Robert said that the presence of Beckham Putra in Persib’s midfield had an effect on his team’s attack sector, especially the number seven player who was able to supply the ball directly to the striker.
The loss of David da Silva has an impact on Persib’s ability to manage set-pieces. The Brazilian-blooded striker, he said, has a tall posture for aerial duels in addition to Nick Kuipers.
“David is injured because it’s his first game and he’s feeling tired after a long time without training. Robi has also just played his first game and as I said he’s tired. Beckham, he had an impact and also sprained his ankle so it could cause swelling,” explained Robert Alberts quoted by Reuters. from AyoBandung — Suara.com network, Monday (25/7/2022).
Even so, the Dutch passport coach is still optimistic that his three injured players can recover soon and can be played in the second week of matches League 1 against Madura United later.
Not only the three players, the former PSM Makassar coach also hopes that other injured Persib players such as Ezra Walian, Febri Hariyadi, Teja Paku Alam and Ciro Alves, who are all absent against Bhayangkara, can soon play with Maung Bandung.
“If only everything has recovered, we can play with a full team. Hopefully they will recover soon and be ready for the next match,” said Robert.
Competition Bhayangkara FC vs Persib Bandung itself ended with a final score of 2-2.
Two goals from Bhayangkara were scored by Youssef Ezzejjari in the 38th minute and Sani Rizky Fauzi (85′), while Rachmat Irianto’s two goals were scored by Rachmat Irianto (42)’ and Frets Butuan (48′).