Kitchee Seeks Premier League Revenge against Dream

Despite crashing out of the Sapling Cup midweek, Kitchee will regroup and return to the BOCG Life Hong Kong Premier League with a clash against Dreams Metro Gallery on Saturday afternoon. The match will take place in Mongkok Stadium and kick-off time will be 5:30pm. Kitchee and Dreams Metro Gallery have actually met up for once already in the premier league this season, and it was Kitchee who came out on the short side of a disheartening 2:1 away defeat against young Dreams Metro Gallery. Now that the two teams are set to face each other again, Kitchee players should be highly motivated in their quest for revenge. However, the battle will also be Kitchee’s third game in eight days and therefore how quickly Kitchee can recover from its new year grind might determine the outcome against the young and industrious Dreams Metro Gallery. Striker Jorge Tarres assures his side will not be taking Dreams Metro Gallery lightly, especially after the early season defeat against the unheralded side. “Dreams Metro Gallery has proven to us that they are a side that no one should be taking lightly. I certainly expect the three points to be very hard to come by this weekend,” the Spaniard predicted. “We learnt a lot of valuable lessons during the away defeat but now that the next game will be at home, I believe Kitchee will have a better showing this time around.” Despite playing its third game in eight days, goalkeeper Wang Zhenpeng stresses that Kitchee will not be using fatigue as an excuse. “Let us be honest, facing such a taxing schedule is always going to cause some fatigue to your body. However, we are all professionals at the end of the day and our responsibility is to show up and play our best in every single game,” declared the Kitchee shot-stopper. “In this situation, all we can do is to look after ourselves, make sure we have the right diet, proper rest and hope that we can recover in time.”