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The America will debut this Friday, January 7, in the Liga MX 2022 Clausura Tournament against Puebla. And to Santiago Solari, coach of the Eagles, it will not be an easy game, as the squad is short due to the small outbreak of COVID-19 and the reinforcements Jonathan dos Santos Y Diego Valdes they will not be available this week.
In the press conference prior to the game this Friday, Solari was clear and did not hesitate to speak about the complicated panorama of America in his debut: “We are a little short of legs. We have to compensate with our desire, our enthusiasm and our competitiveness. There have been five sports casualties … and we have seven casualties for health reasons“, he pointed.
To the casualties caused by the coronavirus, those of the aforementioned reinforcements are added.
The Eagles will face Puebla without: Federico Viñas, Emanuel Aguilera, Fernando Madrigal, Jonathan dos Santos, Diego Valdes, Bruno valdez Y Fernando Tapia placeholder image.
For the “Indiecito”, the situation is uncomfortable. And the “Strip”, at the Cuauhtémoc Stadium, will not be an easy rival. The azulcrema team has already arrived in Puebla with the mission of leaving behind the early elimination in the last league.
Despite the casualties, Santiago Solari begins the tournament with the pressure of leading América to fight for the title. Your margin of error is minimal.
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