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Matías Almeyda warms up the match against Chicharito Hernández in MLS

By Mauricio Saenz

Matías Almeyda warms up the match against Chicharito Hernández in MLS

Argentine coach Matías Almeyda spoke before the weekend's game and surprised everyone

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The California classic adorns week 7 of MLS 2021 with an unmissable duel between San Jose Earthquakes and Los Angeles Galaxy. Those led by Matías Almeyda are measured against those led by Javier Chicharito Hernández on the eve of reaching them in the standings.

Almeyda and Javier Eduardo Chofis López come from three consecutive defeats, so the match next Saturday, May 29 at 7:00 p.m. ET becomes extremely important and in the goal of going for the victory it will be key not to give the scorer spaces MLS 2021: Chicharito Hernández.

With seven touchdowns in 524 minutes played, Hernández arrives with an excellent present by having the best scorer start in the two seasons he has been in MLS. Almeyda is aware of this and after praising the Mexican forward he left a message to start heating up the Galaxy vs. Earthquakes.

“We know about Chicharito's quality, his experience, his career, and in every game we face players of that caliber. They are players who don't forgive. I started a good season, he found the goal, he is converting”, Matías Almeyda told the podcast ‘Let's Talk Soccer’.

Matías Almeyda's praise for MLS

The organization, the time they give the coaches to form a process and test without fear of being fired more the fact of holding a successful tournament during the coronavirus pandemic, were the arguments for Matías Almeyda to praise the MLS.

“Focusing on a tournament like the one in Orlando (MLS is Back) was an example worldwide because we were able to play in the middle of a pandemic. The processes are enduring much longer, I have had to experience it firsthand. From that place it gives you the possibility to risk more, to modify things, that makes it attractive”, concluded Almeyda.

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