América de Cali vs Rionegro: Cruz Real spoke of two new reinforcements

América de Cali drew at home in Palmira against Rionegro Águilas in the debut of both teams in the Betplay League, but within the framework of the second date. Those of Juan Cruz Real had several casualties and could not decipher the strong defense of the Antioquia team that took a valuable point.

After finishing the match, Juan Cruz Real spoke at a press conference and he gave his details of the commitment, explaining why the first win of the year could not be achieved and the points to correct, thinking about the rest of the League and the Copa Libertadores.

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“It is important to emphasize that today we present a team without five important players due to some circumstances, we needed to be more precise, effective in the situations we had … In the second half the first minutes we were not well, in that period the penalty arrived and from there we had control of the game, the rival had some chances to counterattack, “said the Argentine DT first.

“It gives me the feeling that we could win the game, but we played against a great rival and we ended up playing the game with 5 players under the age of 20… We needed to be more efficient, we had the chances to score, if not 10 shots were wrong. Undoubtedly that must be translated into goal situations. We must work, we had fewer players, it is not an excuse, but a mitigating factor, “added Cruz Real.

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And he closed by talking about the reinforcements that the squad is missing: “We aim to be able to incorporate one or two players that give us a quality jump. Today we had five less players, which is a lot. We are thinking about what is coming and we hope to have news this week,” he concluded, recalling that America is very close to sign up Stiven mendoza and would have another reinforcement in the defensive zone.



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