Ruben Dario Insua He was optimistic for the new season and was confident that his team could “win something this year.” San Lorenzo It has three local competitions and one international competition ahead of it.
While waiting for reinforcements, the coach evaluated the readiness of “a good squad” to assume the objectives but hoped “to be better” when the official competition begins, the last weekend of January with the Professional Soccer League (LPF).
In this sense, he pointed out the need to cover the four casualties suffered by the squad in relation to the previous season: the left back Nicolas Fernandez Mercausold to Elche of Spain during the tournament, the Colombian central marker Christian Zapatawho did not renew the contract, and the two retired idols: the goalkeeper sebastian torrico and the midfielder Nestor Ortigoza. “We have to cover those four places but then we have to see who. It is important to show calm and tranquility to have a certain degree of certainty when choosing,” reflect at a press conference after a training session at the Sport City.
In any case, he made a difference: “It’s one thing to have a good squad and another is the team for the tournament. You have to work hard on the idea, which also won’t differ much from how we ended up playing in the previous tournament.”
The campus of San Lorenzo He plans to play three friendlies in Uruguay and “probably one more in Buenos Aires” before his debut on Saturday, January 28 against Arsenal in it new gasometer. So far the agenda includes commitments to Valley Independent from Ecuador, on Sunday the 15th at the Maldonado Campus; Penarol (Tuesday 17) and Danube (Saturday 21), both in Montevideo.