Next Sunday, July 18, the Champion of Champions of the 2020-2021 season between León and Cruz Azul in the Dignity Health Sports Park, and Carson.
For said match, both teams will have casualties for the players who were selected to participate in the CONCACAF Gold Cup and the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, while at the beginning it was managed that those who participated in America Cup They could stay out because they had to wait 15 days to enter the United States after having been in Brazil, but in the end, they received authorization to play the commitment, good news for the Peruvian Yoshimar Yotún and the Uruguayan Jonathan Rodriguez.
The reality is that the Green Panzas are more depleted than the blue ones, something that the Peruvian coach could take advantage Juan Reynoso, although it will not be able to count vital pieces like Luis Romo, Sebastian Jurado Y Roberto Alvarado for being with the U23 in Japan, without forgetting Orbelín Pineda with the Tricolor in the regional tournament.
Knowing all this, it can be assured that the cement arch will be guarded by its captain, Jose de Jesus CoronaAlthough it remains to be seen if they will not really suspend him after what happened in the Liga MX grand final when he attacked a commissioner in the celebration for the title, because for now the board has requested his permission to play, since they have more than three Summoned with selection and when that happens, you can turn to a club player even when he is sanctioned.
The defense would not undergo great change because the eternal celestial would raise their hands for the central Julius Caesar Dominguez and the Paraguayan Pablo Aguilar, while the left side would be in charge of the Uruguayan Ignacio Rivero, remembering that Adrian Aldrete He underwent ankle surgery and just started his rehabilitation. Already on the right wing the Paraguayan would appear Juan Escobar.
With the already mentioned absence of Romo, Raphael Read could start in the pivot role, being practically the only one who manifests in that area, next to Yotún, who after receiving permission to play aims to be a starter, and the Argentine Guillermo Fernandez.
Finally, the premiere of Luis mendoza as a reinforcement of La Maquina he would arrive quickly because he could be an option as a right winger, since he was also an indisputable starter with the Mazatlan FC in Guard1anes 2021, accompanied by Cabecita on the left side and the Ecuadorian Bryan Angulo in the center of the attack.
Waiting for an opportunity to show themselves they would be Andres Gudiño, Alexis Pena, Josué Reyes, Jaiber Jimenez, Jose ‘Shaggy’ Martinez, Alexis Gutierrez, Santiago Gimenez, the rest of the homegrown players from Cruz Azul Hidalgo from Premier League and the Argentines Walter Montoya Y Lucas Passerini, the latter returning after having been on loan in the last year with Necaxa Y Athletic San Luis.
This would be the eleventh of Blue Cross to look for the trophy: JJ Corona; ‘Cata’ Domígnez, Pablo Aguilar, Nacho Rivero, Juan Escobar; Rafael Baca, Yoshimar Yotún, ‘Pol’ Fernández; ‘Quick’ Mendoza, ‘Cabecita’ Rodríguez and ‘Cuco’ Angulo.
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