In an interview this Tuesday (2), defender Junior Alonso detailed the talks between coach Cuca and the Atletico group for the match towards Palmeiras. The groups will meet this Wednesday (3) at 21:30, in Mineiro, Belo Horizonte, for the quarter-finals of the Copa America Libertadores.
“In the interview on Monday (1), we talked about a variety of issues, and one factor was the group. Being a extra organized group, being extra compact. Last 12 months, we were a really organized group, figuring out when to press, when to go down the road, when to have possession and when to be on the counter-attack. group. So what we mentioned was this: attempt to do it once more, be a extra organized group, as a result of we all know it has high quality”, he defined.
“There is a variety of high quality from midfield. Even the gamers who’ve arrived, like Pedrinho, Pavn and Kardec, could make that distinction. Going ahead, take into consideration making one of the best assault and one of the best definition,” he added.
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Alonso assured that Atltico will look for the main function, from the start of the sport, in Gigante da Pampulha. The Paraguayan analyzed Palmeiras’ system of play and requested the complete group to pay shut consideration to their conduct through the match.
“We will exit to win the sport. Palmeiras has had a sport identification for a very long time. They have been taking part in the identical means for two or three years: a powerful group in protection, organized, benefiting from the house we have now. give it. , 4 speedy gamers. They know and wish to play this manner”, he analyzed.
“We should be an aggressive group with possession. Let it’s efficient possession, taking part in with velocity and depth from one finish to the opposite. It’s not a gradual possession the place they handle to reorganize. The sort of sport. , much more so as a result of we play at house and attempt to go there and take benefit to kill the sport as a result of we want it. More than that, I am unable to converse”, he added.
Finally, Alonso requested Atltico for endurance. He believes that the gamers can’t “go like loopy” in assault, leaving gaps in protection.
“We should be affected person, as a result of there are solely two video games, of 180 minutes. It might be determined in that point. We will attempt to take benefit, however with endurance, with intelligence. There isn’t any level in going out like loopy, leaving house. Let them take benefit. We know that their highest quality is to play on the counter-attack , so we are going to do clever work”, he concluded.