After falling in the final of Guard1anes 2021, the Warriors arrive with a thirst for revenge at the new Mexican soccer tournament
Santos will arrive at Opening Tournament 2021 with a thirst for revenge, after that in the previous contest he stayed one step away from the title since he fell in the final against Blue Cross and start will look for a successful start when facing the Necaxa.
The lagoons made few changes in their squad, so it is expected that they will maintain the inertia that precisely led them to the last instance within the Guard1anes Clausura 2021.
Torreón’s team had friendly matches in their preseason heading to Apertura 2021 and one of them was against America In the United States, the capital’s team won the 1-0 victory there.
Another encounter he had Santos It was against Tampico Madero, in which they tied at four annotations and the coach Guillermo Almada He tested different elements within his lineup, to observe them for the start of the joust.
In the previous tournament, the Laguneros had an acceptable performance on defense by allowing 13 annotations, but now they will have to apply themselves to the offense after they achieved 18 in the previous one.
The best acquisition
In order precisely to improve his lead, Santos hired Dutch Alessio Da Cruz as reinforcement, who arrives from Parma in Italy, with whom he played 22 games in the previous season and scored four goals.
The player debuted with Twente from the Netherlands in 2015, played in his career with other teams such as Dordrecht, Novara, Spezia, among others, and now he will try to help the Torreón team to maintain the leading role in the next national football tournament.
The lagoons had few casualties at the end of the last contest, after they left the team Betsiel Hernández, who went to Querétaro, and Adrian Lozano, to Atlético de San Luis. Both elements could not appear and now the team will reach the next fair with practically the same team.
Guillermo Almada He is considered in Uruguay as a mature coach who is after the generation of strategists such as Oscar Washington Tabárez, Jorge FossatI and Gregorio Pérez.
Among his track records is having played the South American Cup with River Plate from Uruguay in 2013 and 2014 and with Barcelona from Guayaquil he was crowned in 2016 in Ecuadorian football, but he has not been able to be crowned in Mexican football and now he will face the challenge of get it in the Apertura 2021.
For the start of the 2021 Apertura Tournament, the Torreón authorities are allowed 80 percent of the capacity of the stadium in Santos, although weekly the Technical Subcommittee of the Laguna Region updates measures, according to the number of COVID-19 infections that may occur.