Cavan have an advantage over Kildare – Hyland
TERRY Hyland expects Kildare to play an open, attacking game in Sunday’s All-Ireland round two qualifier (3pm, Breffni Park) could may suit his team perfectly.
He suggested that in Ulster, tactics and strategies make it difficult to progress, but outside the province, teams tend to keep it simple.
And if Kildare go man to man, then Hyland believes that their extra pace could give them the upper hand.
“I have found that when you are outside of Ulster there are not as many systems to deal with. We won’t expect to see Kildare playing sweepers or anything like that. It will come down to winning your own ball,” he said.
“We would hope that we would have that bit more pace on our side and we might be able to use that to break through.”
That’s not to say that Hyland is confident of victory, rather he wants to see a marked improvement from the last two games, namely a sustained performance throughout the 70 minutes.
“From our point of view we have talked about performing for 70 minutes,” Hyland said.
“We performed for the first 15 minutes against Donegal and we played well in the second half against Fermanagh. It is all about what happens on the day.”
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