December 5, 2022

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Bustos appreciates Santos reserves after win in Quito: 'to the top'

Bustos appreciates Santos reserves after win in Quito: ‘to the top’

Coach Fabian Bustos evaluated the team saints distance 1-0 win over Universidad Católica-EQU This Thursday (5), in Quito, for the fourth round of the group stage of the Copa Sudamericana.

Concerned about physical wear and tear, the Argentine coach opted for reserve and returned from Ecuador with three key points.

“The conclusion is that after eight games every three or four days and traveling and a lot of intensity, a lot of the boys came in with a little bit of continuity and showed that we are a good group and that we are on a good path. Here. We played as we planned. Earlier, but we played on Monday night and traveled to play here. Then on Sunday at 4 pm. It’s very difficult and complicated. So I’m glad the boys didn’t. He played and shows they’re on target. Universidad played a good game, but didn’t They don’t have clear chances, only possession. We could have defined it before with more calm,” Bustos said.

“The highlights were the defensive packages and good work in the midfield and the attackers tried, but we didn’t feel comfortable in the first half. In the second half, with the changes, we felt more comfortable, more energy and we were better. Thinking, giving the ball to the wings and consistency in the crosses. Cattolica is very offensive, So we’ll have room for counter-attacks. We had four or five chances at the end, but we were in a rush to head up and we could have made the difference before.”

Santos climbed to second place with seven points, and occupies second place, one point behind leaders Union La Calera (Che). Peixe will face Calera and Banfield (ARG) at Villa Belmiro and it’s only up to you to advance to the Round of 16.

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Before considering Sola, he will face Santos Cuiaba on Sunday, at Villa, in the fifth round of the Brazilian Championship. The match will be against La Calera on May 18.