Atlas will be a difficult rival for Santos despite being the last in the table, warned Fernando Gorriarán

Atlas will be a difficult rival for Santos despite being the last in the table, warned Fernando Gorriarán

Fernando Gorriarán, Santos Laguna midfielder, assured that Atlas will be a difficult opponent.

Fernando Gorriarán, midfielder of Santos Laguna, assured that Atlas will be a difficult opponent. Although they are the last in the general table of the Liga MX, the Uruguayan stressed that the need for points makes them a dangerous team.

“It is going to be a complicated match like all of them. We come from a very important run, we achieved a lot of points and be in the first position, but We know that it will be a complicated match due to the need that Atlas has”, He expressed at a press conference on Wednesday.

The midfielder explained that the Foxes, who have not scored a goal in the campaign, will go looking for the game from the first minute. For that reason, highlighted that Warriors can take advantage of to do damage.

The midfielder explained that the Foxes will go looking for the game from the first minute (Photo: Twitter / @PumasMX)

The midfielder explained that the Foxes will go looking for the game from the first minute.

“That can benefit us a bit because Atlas is going to have to go out to find the goal, he is going to generate spaces and that is when we feel comfortable, but we have to wait until Saturday to know how they plan the game, “he said.

Nonetheless, Gorriarán did not belittle the red and black. He pointed out that the confidence due to the bad moment of a rival can take its toll in the duel, so they will have to take the field with caution if they want to take the three points at stake.

“It is a double-edged sword. It is the toughest rivals who go through that moment of need to win. Maybe sometimes you can play against one, so we have to wait until the weekend to know how they are going to plan the game, “he said.

Gorriarán pointed out that trust due to the bad moment of a rival can take its toll in the duel (Photo: Courtesy / Club Santos)

Gorriarán pointed out that trust due to the bad moment of a rival can take its toll in the duel (Photo: Courtesy / Club Santos) 

He recalled that Liga MX is a tournament where surprises abound due to the results. That is why he noted that Academy players could wake up at any time, despite the bad times the institution is experiencing.

“We don’t look at that. All the games are very complicated, This League is very competitive, the last can beat the first and they have a great roster. Nobody has any doubt of the magnitude of the establishment that Atlas has ”, he stressed.

In turn, the native of Montevideo said that those from La Comarca still do not show the best version, although they are in first place in the general table. “The team limit has not yet reached. We made many mistakes so far in the tournament, we have many things to improve, ”he explained.

The native of Montevideo said that those from La Comarca still do not show the best version, although they are in the first place of the general table (Photo: Twitter / @ClubSantos)

The native of Montevideo said that those from La Comarca still do not show the best version, although they are in the first place of the general table.
 

And is that Santos Laguna is a team full of promising young people, but they are not yet consolidated in the first division football. For this reason, the South American pointed out that they have things to improve and be a more competitive team.

We are a very young team, many are just debuting; It is the moment where they are most wrong. We, the most experienced, are still young and we are still wrong. We are a team that learns many things and we can give much more of what we are giving ”, he declared.

Finally, one of the leaders in the Laguna midfield spoke of the team’s absences. About the casualties of Julio Furch and Octavio Rivero, who left the institution in this campaign, recalled that players arrived to fill those places without problem.

The South American pointed out that they have things to improve and be a more competitive squad (Photo: Courtesy / Club Santos)

The South American pointed out that they have things to improve and be a more competitive squad (Photo: Courtesy / Club Santos) 

“Yes, it is a bit complicated because the two nines we had were gone, but in these four dates that we are going (Jesús) Ocejo and (Ignacio) Jeraldino have shown to be at the level of the team. They are very great players ”, he asserted.

Refering to Diego Valdés absence due to injuryHe acknowledged that it was difficult for them to replace him in the last game against America. However, he noted that both he and Alan Cervantes can maintain stability in midfield.

“We had Diego was our first pass option and we’re a bit sorry not to find it, but we’re both players capable enough to take that responsibility in the team ”, he concluded.

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