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DT de Cristal after the defeat against River: “Our tournament, at this moment, is against The Strongest”

Sporting Cristal lost 4-2 to River Plate on Wednesday, April 19 for the second day of his group of the Libertadores Cup in the Más Monumental stadium. The ‘Rimenses’ failed to take advantage of the other man throughout the second part and accumulated their second consecutive defeat.

After the game, Tiago Nunes gave a press conference and confirmed that they are upset by the result, in addition, he confirmed that the rival to beat is The Strongest, who remains in second position in the table.

“In the locker room they are all upset. I think our tournament, right now, is against The Strongest, which is a team we played twice. But, before thinking about the next opponent, we have to improve individually and collectively to compete at a higher level.”expressed the DT.

“Sporting Cristal has a long-term project and has young players. There are 18 and 19-year-old footballers who have played a senior game for the first time. Possibly, in the long term, they can present improvements and better results. We must think about those who come ahead. Now we think of the U, in which we must join all our forces “he added.

“We thank our people for being with us at the hotel and inside the stadium. It’s true, we have to think game by game. Today we made a plan to manage the game. In the first half we defended well and closed the passes that connect through the center lane. We generated good situations, even until the expulsion of the River player”ended.

When and against whom is Sporting Cristal’s next match in Libertadores?

The match between Peruvians and Bolivians is scheduled to be played next Tuesday, May 2, 2023.

Source: Elcomercio

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