With a streak of four consecutive games without losing and obtaining victory in the last three of them, Estudiantes de Mérida maintains its rise to sixth place in the FutVe League standings, largely supported by a squad that combines experience with youth.
In statements offered exclusively for Leader in Sportsthe technical director of the “academics”, Leonardo González, highlighted the gear that the team is having, both as a local and as a visitor.
“It’s a group with high-ranking players, with other very young players who have complemented each other well and in some way we have become strong at home, which I think has been something important in this team that has also been adding as a visitor in recent games” Gonzalez explained.
“Happy for the good moment he is living, he has helped us a lot and I think he deserves it. He has made a lot of effort, he has worked very well and from the confidence that we have generated in him he has grown, ”he added in relation to the good moment experienced by the assist leader in the championship with seven, Ángelo Peña.
On the other hand, the strategist with a recent past in the national team highlighted the difficulty that his team will have in the visit they will make on Sunday to Mineros de Guayana, at the CTE Cachamay in Puerto Ordaz, for matchday 17.
“It’s a difficult game, a tough game because they become strong at home because of the good players and coaching staff they have. We will try to play an intelligent game, ordering and understanding the need they have to look for the points”, González stated.