Atlas vs Chivas, Liga MX: Los Zorros could have a sensitive lossDiego Cocca confirmed that one of his best players could not see action in the Clásico Tapatío
Atlas lives calm days in the 2021 Guard1anes Tournament of the MX League, with the qualification for the playoffs for the Liguilla almost assured after the equality against Mazatlán as a visitor. Now, the Rojinegros are preparing for the always tough Clásico Tapatío against Chivas of Guadalajara, for matchday 16 of the championship.
The Foxes began their week of preparation training, and coach Diego Cocca gave a press conference in which he confirmed that one of the most important elements of him could cause a loss for the duel against the Rebaño Sagrado.
It is the Ecuadorian Renato Ibarra, a player whom the strategist revealed that he suffers from a picture of muscular ailments that led him to practice in a different way. It would be the only doubt for the conformation of the initial 11. "Renato Ibarra has a muscular ailment, yesterday and today he trained separately, we are going to assess him to see if he is ready or not," said the Argentine in a videoconference.
On his part, the strategist valued how important it would mean to be able to obtain a victory against his rival in Guadalajara as a local and against his own fans. "Playing a Clásico is motivating, we know what it means for our people, we are waiting for it with many and we are convinced that we will go out onto the field with a lot of positivity," he said.