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van 't Schip to remain patient with Melbourne Heart formation

Melbourne Heart head coach John van 't Schip says he will remain patient with his 4-3-3 attacking formation.

The new A-League club have recorded just one point from their opening two matches and their only goal so far was an own goal thanks to Newcastle Jets midfielder Ben Kantarovski.

This indicates that the Dutchman's game plan is not working but ahead of Friday's away clash with Adelaide United, he says he will stick by it.

"It would be strange after two games that we would be playing the game I have in mind," he told the Herald Sun.

"I have told the boys that. It's only good to see that we have to keep working and find the improvement we need, otherwise I could take my suitcase and go because my work is done. The process has just started.

"The (4-3-3) way of playing is difficult, but if the way of playing falls together ... it could be leading to a lot of (good) results and that's where you have to go."

Andrew Slevison
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