Gordan Petric charges beat Spartak 2-1 away in a SSL round 22 encounter with both Partizan goals scored by Ricardo for Cape Verdean forward to top the league`s goalscorers list now.
“Of course I like the numbers, they are a motivation for any forward, but it`s all about your team winning! It`s not easy, we have ups and downs, but our desire, faith and love for the club are always there. We are not out for the count yet”, said Ricardo after the game.
Partizan is home to Sheriff on Thursday for a return leg of UEFA ECL play-off knockout stage match, another team Ricardo scored against for a first leg 1-0 win.
“We want to extend this winning streak but we first need to work on all the tasks boss will give us after video analysis of our opponents. As far as I know, this is only the third Partizan away win in any European knockout stage since 1992 and no other Serbian team achieved this feat. We respect Sheriff, it will be a tough game, but we hope our fans will be there in numbers to write club`s history pages with us! We need them as their energy give us wings to fly on the field”, said 31-year-old forward.
Partizan will play Sheriff on Thursday, 18:45 kick-off.