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Nancy boss Correa can't understand Motherwell complaints

AS Nancy boss Pablo Correa has admitted he is bemused by the attitude of Mark McGhee. This after the Motherwell boss accused the French club of acting disrespectfully towards his side.

McGhee slated Nancy for their 'wall of indifference' and promised that his team would 'try to kick their teeth in' when the clubs meet in Thursday's UEFA Cup First Round decider.

However, Correa, who is bidding to hold on to a 1-0 first leg lead, does not feel there is an issue between the sides.

"If that's the impression they have, it's a false impression," he said.

"I have nothing to say about anything. I don't feel there was any problem at the time.

"After the match we will talk about it in a calm fashion. I know the mental state of my players is good and I have nothing more to add."

McGhee also accused Nancy of complacency, but Correa feels this could not be further from the truth.

"Two years ago we lost 1-0 at Schalke and we went through 3-1 on aggregate. It's difficult to get into the group stages.

"But if we weren't confident we wouldn't have come here. Our aim is to progress.

"I think we have to score a goal - it's important to score. One was not enough for Schalke so we would obviously like to score more, but it might be enough," added Correa.

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