Miguel Herrera was clear and direct in his press conference this Friday, although he would like otherwise, his Tigers They won’t completely change his face overnight, so he asked for understanding from feline fans and the media.
In conversation with the media via virtual from the concentration hotel here in the city of Álamo, the Louse made it clear that giving minutes to the homegrown players is not to look good with the fans, but because that is how he likes it and he anticipated that several elements of the Sub 20 will start against America.
“We still have a long way to go, to tell people, you (press), that overnight we will not change radically, we are working on it, we are in that process, we want the team to change the physiognomy a little bit, we are going in that process, Guido has been understanding what we are looking for with him, that he steps on the rival area, they understand it and as the preparation games we will surely see more in the team.
“We lack end to end like André and Carlos, we will work with Carlos when we return to Monterrey and look for that striker we need in the area,” said the feline trainer who will look for his first victory in front of America this Saturday. the auriazules.
For the duel before Eagles, Miguel Herrera confirmed that they will start from Headlines the young academy players Jesus Garza on the right side and David ayala as the fixed containment, in addition to Juan Sánchez Purata making a duo with Hugo Ayala in central, Francisco venegas on the left side and Raymundo Fulgencio as far left.
Despite the opinions of the people about the youth players playing and that you are now fulfilling what you had declared before, is it very serious that young people will have minutes?
“I did not see the opinions, but it is not to fulfill the people, it is to fulfill what I have always done, there are important players, we have a little boy (Luis Ronaldo) Nájera with 17 years who worked well in the preseason, David (Ayala) who Now he is going to start 20 years, I see it well, at bull also a forward center that I want him to play with both Carlos and André to fight with them to be able to play.
“We left some young people who were still in the process to go to their division, help them grow little by little, Chuy Garza, who will also start on Saturday, will have his chance, now Purata will have to show that he is ready to fight in the center and that is what I am looking for, that the quarry raise their hand and demand to be able to fight for a place, I always have. done, “Herrera said.
The Tigres coach said that after the match against America they looked forwhat will players who have not been vaccinated against covid-19 can do so here in the United States and they are in the task of finding a place to do it.
“I am already vaccinated, yes we are going to try to take advantage of the people who are not vaccinated after the game to seek to vaccinate all of us, so that they are more protected, but we will not abandon the protection protocol that we have implemented and also the League.
“We will follow the guidelines of the Mexican government, which is the one that governs us, here they are in another situation, you find all the people without masks because they have more than 300 million people vaccinated, in Mexico we are barely 50 million, we still have enough, we will continue with the implements that the government governs us, “he revealed.
The match between Tigres and América will be at 2:00 p.m. at the Alamodome where an entry of more than 40 thousand spectators is expected and there will also be a Soccer Party for the fans of both teams from 11:30 in the morning.