The coach of the Argentine Ecuadorean football team Gustavo AlfaroHe filled his notebook. In training courses in Charlotte, United States, the strategist began his search for left side In the play-off that will be held this month.
He will receive the three colors Venezuela At the Rodrigo Paz stadium and he won’t have a central defender in that match Pervis Estupinán, because it is suspended. nor rotation Diego “Chekoy” Palacios He’ll be able to act, because he’s got his second yellow card and won’t be there on November 11th.
Alvaro took over the United States Christian “El Chavo” CruzFrom Liga de Quito. The football player was closely followed by the coach.
Cruz’s performance was acceptable in friendly against mexicoTricolor won the friendly match 3-2.
“He is an interesting name for this position. He is a player who knows the environment and plays at high altitudes. That is what friendly. To test the players and I think against Mexico it was a good thermometer to see their reaction,” the coach analyzes Juan Ramon Silva.
The strategist believes that the absence of Pervis will change Faroese planning. In his opinion, the practice of trying a different scheme without Pervis could backfire. Estupiñán is one of the football players Alvaro’s confidence has been gained despite the fans’ criticism of the national team coach.
An amazing fact was also recorded in the coach’s notebook: the Ecuadorean Piero Hincapi He played as a left-back in Bayer Leverkusen, in the past weeks. However, Alvaro does not want to improvise and wants a player with experience in the position.
Cruz was motivated by the possibility of being in final call It will be announced in the next few days by DT.
Until next week, the official list of South American qualifiers, which will be played by the tricolor against Venezuela (November 11, in Quito) and Chile (16, in Santiago), must be determined.
Alvaro is also looking for a replacement Mina’s Angel. The offensive midfielder is one of those suspended for the yellow buildup. The technician wanted to take the wheel Jordi Alcifar, from LDU, but that wasn’t possible. His club argued that he was actually facilitating Cruz.
“In the case of LDU, they gave us Cruz, Reasco (Djorkaeff) and Nilson Angulo, just in case Jordi and Johan Julio, is not set. “We can’t count on Jordi, who was part of different operations, I would have liked to have,” the 59-year-old Argentine coach said at a press conference.
Alvaro and his assistants were aware of the matches played over the weekend to determine some of the names of those who had been called up.
Estupiñán will enter the list, because after the match against “Vinotinto”, you will visit Ecuador Chile On November 16 in Santiago. For this comparison, Pervis may already be there. In total, there are three sidelights under the magnifying glass of the Alfaro.
With 17 points in the standings, Ecuador She ranked third in the South American World Cup. Alvaro’s goal is to stay in the playoffs zone.
The World Cup Qatar Four teams will go straight and the fifth-placed country will play the playoffs with a team from another league. Ecuador’s goal is to qualify directly for the World Cup.
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