The MX League
is about to start with the 2021 Apertura Tournament next week, just Thursday, July 22, but prior to that, this Sunday, July 18, we will experience the Champion of Champions of the 2020-2021 season when León meets Cruz Azul in the Dignity Health Sports Park, in Carson, California.
Unfortunately, both teams will arrive depleted, as several of their players are playing in the Gold Cup as Rodolfo Cota Y Osvaldo Rodriguez, without forgetting the Argentine either Santiago Colombatto who is with his team in Tokyo for the Olympic Games.
On the other hand, there was good news for the two clubs, because initially those who played the America Cup They were discarded because they were prohibited from entering the United States for having been in Brazil, having to wait 15 days to enter, but in the end, they received permission to be present, something that the Colombian thanked William Tesillo, the peruvian mexico Santiago Ormeño, the Ecuadorian Angel Mena and the chilean Jean Meneses.
Due to all this, the arc of the Green Belly will be guarded by its new reinforcement, Ivan Vazquez Mellado, from Mazatlan FC, arriving with the objective of fighting for ownership with Cota, after Alfonso Blanco was discharged during the preseason because he underwent surgery on his wrist.
The central defense could be armed with the Colombians Stiven Barreiro Y Andres Mosquera, already on the left side could be chosen Tesillo and on the right side I could dabble Jose Ramirez, who does not know the position and will have to act as a firefighter because Fernando Navarro He is not yet recovered after injuring himself in April.
For containment, they would bet on Ivan Rodriguez, accompanied in the midfield by the experienced captain Luis Montes Y Meneses, although there could be variants remembering that the Bajío have very good players in these areas.
The attack launched by the South American helmsman would be led by Ore, the Chilean Victor Davila and the Argentinian at the top Emmanuel Gigliotti, a stop quite similar to the one he threw in preseason matches, but at the end he could decide on Ormeño and the colombian Omar Fernandez, both recent signings after shining with Puebla.
Among the other options that could appear are the Argentine defender Ramiro Gonzalez Y Gil Burón, in the midfield Jesse zamudio, Fidel Ambriz Y Jorge Diaz, while in the attack a good revulsive could be Elijah Hernandez, who arrived to reinforce the squad after having been champion with Blue Cross.
The possible eleven of Lion to look for the trophy it would be: Iván Vázquez Mellado; Stiven Barreiro, Andrés Mosquera, ‘Avión’ Ramírez, William Tesillo; ‘Jefecito’ Rodríguez, ‘Chapo’ Montes, ‘Takeshi’ Meneses; Ángel Mena, Víctor Dávila and ‘Puma’ Gigliotti.
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