The “Milrayitas” arrives with seven consecutive victories and this Thursday from the 21 visits to Platense, a team that arrives “sweet” with four wins.
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With an important streak of seven consecutive victories, Peñarol of Mar del Plata begins this Thursday his first mini tour of the year when from 9pm visit Platense at the Ciudad de Vicente López stadium within the framework of a new date of the regular stage of the National Basketball League.
After carrying out two games in which he did not have a large part of the squad, mainly against Riachuelo when coach Leandro Ramella could only count on six players, this time and with more days of rest and training, the Milrayitas it will have an almost complete roster.
The only one who will not be there is Federico Marín, who was placed in a splint after he suffered a severe sprain to his right knee in December. It is expected that he will be ready to return to the courts only in March, if he does not need a surgical intervention and the rehabilitation comes to fruition.
In addition, Al Thornton, Lucas Gorosterrazú, Joaquín Cabrera and Ignacio Bednarek, players who had tested positive for coronavirus at the beginning of the year, traveled with the squad to the Federal Capital, first to face Platense this Thursday from 9pm and then they will leave at Comodoro Rivadavia to measure the Saturday from 21 always difficult Gymnastics.
Regarding his rival on duty, the Squid comes at a great time after getting four wins in a row as a visitor before Instituto, Atenas, Comunicaciones and Oberá (the triumphs in Córdoba were in December). In these games there was mainly a great defensive task, so much so that left his rivals at 70.2 average and scored 85.5 points.
Likewise, the news from Platense goes through the positives that the latest tests showed. It is thus that the players Julian Aprea, the mar del Plata Patricio piñero and the exPeñarol Alejandro Alloatti together with the kinesiologist Ariel Hernández and the utility person Guillermo Acosta tested positive for coronavirus and They will not be able to be this Thursday. Sensitive casualties for coach Alejandro Vázquez who will have practically no replacement in the painted area.