After the FIFA Date within the framework of day 13 of the 2021 Apertura tournament, the Cruz Azul Celeste Machine could have the return of Alexis Pena in his defensive back, after having been absent the last four days of the tournament after having suffered a tear in the hamstring region of his right leg.
Although there is still no stipulated date for his return with the first team, the celestial defender has already played a few minutes in the U-20 category, as usual Juan Reynoso when his players are coming out of an injury.
The footballer on loan from the Sacred Flock had a great start in the Apertura 2021, after not having had a single minute in the Clausura 2021, he had managed to establish himself within the starting eleven of Juan Reynoso, as he began to gain the confidence of the Peruvian coach who even won the title in six of the seven games he played prior to his muscle injury, but unfortunately it affected him and ended his good streak of activity shortly.
And despite the fact that his injury was not serious and he only received days of rest so as not to aggravate the situation, the 25-year-old player had no activity in four days against Querétaro, Puebla and Tijuana (matchday 11 against León is pending)
In addition, he could not play in the second leg of the Concachampions against Monterrey and the final of the Campeones Cup againstl Colombus Crew.
In this way, the cement squad could recover one more element, after throughout the tournament they have had several casualties due to different reasons, among which the calls to national teams, injured, among others, stand out.