Riedl confident ahead of AFF Suzuki Cup final second leg

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Indonesia coach Alfred Riedl is feeling confident his team can produce the goods once more and claim a maiden AFF Suzuki Cup title.

The Garuda came from 1-0 down to win 2-1 in the first leg in Bogor and Riedl is confident ahead of Saturday’s final showdown. 
"Of course I'm happy with the results so far and the way we are playing," said the Austrian.

"We are now in the final and maybe only one out of a hundred people thought we could have made it at the start.

"From the first match of the two legged final, I think the pressure was on Thailand because we were the underdogs who had gone further than we had hoped in the beginning.

"Now we've won there's certainly [more expectations than before] but we do not have more pressure."

While Indonesia has some momentum with a one-goal lead, Riedl is under no illusions as to the task awaiting his men in Bangkok.

"Tomorrow will be another difficult match for us despite our 2-1 lead at the moment because we know that Thailand is without doubt the best team in Southeast Asia," he added.

"Our target is to have a great game over 90 minutes and to challenge the Thai team as good as we can because they are favourites."