DeVere delighted with new Brisbane Roar style

Brisbane Roar defender Luke DeVere has hailed head coach Ange Postecoglou’s new game plan.

Brisbane Roar defender Luke DeVere has hailed head coach Ange Postecoglou’s new game plan.

The Roar have kicked off season 2010/11 in great fashion with a unlucky 0-0 draw with Gold Coast United before defeating reigning champions Sydney FC 1-0 after having a week off.

Defender DeVere is pleased with how things are going this term but hopes the players can sustain the quick movement style.

“Obviously Ange has looked to implement a new way of playing, trying to get the ball moving as quickly as we can and trying to outdo teams with our intensity and our movement,” DeVere said.

“It seems to be working for us so far and hopefully it will work against Wellington (this Friday night).”

DeVere also said the plan of keeping clean sheets had so far worked with the defence racking up two from two.

“At the start of the season we set out a goal to try and get as many clean sheets as we could,” he added.

“Having two in our first two games has been a good confidence booster for the whole backline and an indicator of how well we’ve started to gel together, so hopefully a sign of things to come.

“Matty (Smith) and I had a fair few games in the preseason to get our partnership strong and we’ve really started to do that along with Ivan (Franjic) and even Milan (Susak) coming in at the end of the game with Stef (Shane Stefanutto) on the left.”

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