Sports Independent Medellin he was reunited with his fans, with the Athanasius Girardot and with the victory, this time he realized the sporty grass to close the all-against-all phase with 34 points and place fourth in the table.
Besides, Julio Comesaña completed 300 games as coach of the powerfula story that started in the 80s and is now in its fourth chapter.
“For me everything is very emotional what happens to me in the DIM. He did not have the account of 300 games leading the team. Thanks to the leaders who helped me train as a coach, those things are unforgettable. They make me want to do many things in this institution. I like to be realistic and our idea is to enter the finals to try to win them. There is no point in going in and making fools of yourself. Within our possibilities we are going to fight, among those classified there are teams that we beat them, we are going to continue fighting”, he remarked.
The Uruguayan expressed that “In the South American we are two points away and with the two rivals close, we are going to fight until the end. The classification in the League has been deserved, I don’t choose rivals. What touches us we will accept. We have to study them again and if we want to reach the final, we have to win everything.”
Besides, “We’ve only been here for 9 months and that’s what motivates me every day to do more. I received a team and a squad which we could not classify, they had some game concepts incorporated, with the course of training we sought to be more aggressive and for that, we changed some men, we got Luciano Pons right and we set up companies that, with the category of some players, gave us the satisfaction of achieving classification“.
Regarding the role of the full-backs and the diagnosis of Yulián Gómez and David Loaiza, who were beaten, Comesaña explained that “the game strategy was with (Juan Guillermo) Arboleda staying more and Yulián coming out more, but it happened the other way around. Then we changed it , we entered Mosquera to play 30 minutes. We are going to check Yulián Gómez, David Loaiza apparently has an adductor problem, but both are going to travel to Brazil“.
For his part, Felipe Pardo spoke at a press conference about how important this achievement has been with the team and what is to come in this final stretch of the semester in the League and Copa Sudamericana.
“I had several weeks of hard work, I am happy to play again, with Luciano Pons we talk a lot about the movements and it is motivating to be able to help him score, I have a great dream and that is to win the championship with Medellín“.
“We do not choose rivalswe are prepared to face them all, fight to the end. We have a great responsibility and we are prepared to fight in all tournaments”, he added.
Finally, Pardo, who adds three assists in the championship, all to Pons declared that “My experience abroad has given me the necessary maturity to learn and that is what I want to reflect throughout the tournament with the team”.
Juan Camilo Alvarez Serrano
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