The Argentine coach of Club América affirms that he has respect for the Guatemalan team
The Guatemalan national team Antonio de Jesus Lopez is part of the delegation of America club who is in Honduras to face the Olympiad, in the first leg of the round of 16 of the Concacaf Champions League.
Since the arrival of the Argentine coach Santiago Solari to the bench of ‘Las Águilas’, the Guatemalan has played eight games, 3 as a starter, to add 265 minutes in the Liga MX Guardians 2021. Now he could expand his numbers in a competition in which the Mexican representative could draw on players who have not had much regularity.
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In the press conference prior to the duel, the former technician of the Real Madrid was consulted about ‘Chucho’, who already debuted in a World Cup qualifying with Guatemala and adds five presentations.
“He has given us many things this season. I don’t like to talk about individualities because it seems to me that all footballers deserve respect ”, warned the strategist, who had the deference to expand his comment.
“He has trained very well, he trains very well. He is a boy who competes well whenever he gets his turn, who gives his all and I respect that type of player a lot. It gives us its quality and gives us its commitment and effort. It is one more piece in the squad and it adds its part to make this group competitive, ”said Santiago Solari.
The South American did not go into details about whether López will add more minutes in the regional tournament. America will face Olimpia, this Wednesday, starting at 8:00 p.m. local time, at the National Stadium of Tegucigalpa.