MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines’ win over Guam left head coach Scott Cooper wanting more from his team.
The Philippine Azkals secured third place in the second round of the joint 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup qualifiers following a 3-0 victory Friday night but it was not enough to impress Cooper, who saw an inconsistent showing from the Azkals.
“I think, maybe we gave ourselves more problems than Guam gave us, to be honest,” said Cooper in a story on the AFC website. “We managed to finally score two goals from set-pieces and we’re pleased with the result, but the performance was patchy.
“For five or 10 minutes we played well and then for another five or 10 minutes we didn’t play so well. I’m not happy with that. We can’t have…