Without memo ochoa and after a period of beach work, the eagles of america will debut in the Cup for Mexico at the Nemesio Diez Stadium before Necaxa this Thursday, in a duel where the Azulcremas formally return to activity in the tournament that brings together 10 of the 18 clubs in the MX League.
The Eagles will have as main absence to Guillermo Ochoawho is still on a vacation period after his participation with the Mexico national team in the World Cup in Qatar. In addition to the fact that the archer is in negotiations to renewa situation that is close to becoming official and thus guaranteeing the stability of the arc.
From there on out, the coach Fernando Ortiz It has the majority of the players that were part of the squad in the Opening 2022 What Diego Valdés, Jonathan Rodríguez and Álvaro Fidalgowho traveled to the beach preseason in Cancun.
In the paradisiacal destination, the Eagles had the opportunity to play a friendly match against Cancun FCso they will arrive with some rhythm of play, although the debut against Necaxa It will be the first formal match of the cream-blue team for what will be the Closing 2023.
The Cup will test several foreigners
The contest that takes place in four stadiums in the country –Olímpico Universitario, Nemesio Díez, Jalisco and Universitario UANL– will be important for the Tano Ortiz can define who will be the players that will leave the team, this because they exceed the quota of foreigners allowed for the Closing 2023.
The Eagles had several comebacks this tournament as the case of leo suarez who was in Saints last semester and now he has a new opportunity in Coapa. A similar case is that of Ramon Juarezwho was part of the staff of Puebla and San Luis in the last year.
These players add to the reinforcement Israel Reyeswho had his first minutes in the match that the Azulcremas played in cancun and that is shaping up to be in the starting table for the Eagles.
On the other hand, the Necaxa will return to play with his youngsters and substitutes because he cannot count on his foreign reinforcements as Damian Batallini, situation that the technician regretted Andres Lillini after the team’s debut against Blue Cross in the first match of the Sky Cup.
“We have to draw conclusions for the January 6th. They should have a player, hopefully they can do it so they have game pace and especially here in Toluca It suits us quite well because of the height,” said the Argentine.