The arrival of Santiago Solari as technical director of the Águilas del América was an important and interesting bet on the part of the team’s board of directors, which was questioned by many sports journalists in Mexico who did not see the former Real Madrid coach as a good option. for a team as important as America.
The passage of time has given the reason to the board of América, after 14 official games that he has directed at the head of the Eagles, Solari registers 11 victories, 1 draw and 2 defeatsHowever, it must be remembered that one of those two defeats occurred at the table against the Red and Black Atlas, otherwise, America would add 12 victories.
But beyond the results, something that has enchanted both team fans and players on the squad is the enormous human quality of the Argentine, since He has had important details with all the members of the club and every time he speaks in front of the microphones he shows the simplicity and above all the humility that has characterized him.
Precisely prior to the match against Olimpia in the Concacaf Champions League, Santiago Solario had an enormous detail with the players of América, that has made the players happy with the coach and also grateful for the actions he has with them.
And is that Santiago Solari, knowing that America had to make a stopover in Oaxaca before arriving in Tegucigalpa to play the game, decided to chat with his players, but he did not do it at the airport but on the beach of Puerto Escondido, where the players could relax and talk with the coaching staff with more personal issues and outside of football to have a closer relationship with them, gesture that the soccer players thanked the coach.
Thus America came more relaxed to the match against Olimpia, which they won by a score of 1-2 in favor and that practically puts America in the next phase of this tie.