Asian Cup 2015: Ange Postecoglou betrays doubts as he plays down home advantage

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Is it a worrying sign when a host nation’s coach talks about home advantage, and a big one at that, like it’s a burden?

On the last edition of the ABC’s Offsiders for 2014, the Socceroos coach spoke of the decades it’s been since a team lifted the Asian Cup at home. It’s tough being hosts, he argued, with all the additional pressure they face.

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