The Colombian talent stood out during the weekend in the Premier League thanks to the performances of Luis Díaz with Liverpool and Juan Camilo Hernández with Watford. Both attackers stood out by scoring in the victories of their respective teams, thus being praised by the press and referents of English football.
First, on Saturday, Luis Diaz scored his second goal in a Liverpool shirt by opening the scoring in a 2-0 win over Brighton. About the 19th minute of the match the 25-year-old peasant went to fight a ball inside the area after a filtered pass from Joel Matip from the field of redsaction in which the Colombian managed to send the ball to the back of the net. Despite scoring, the celebration was postponed because he was lying on the ground after being hit by goalkeeper Robert Sánchez.
Beyond the scare due to a possible injury to Díaz, which would be really unfortunate for the qualifying round of the Colombian National Team, minutes later he got up to go to the bench to celebrate the goal and hug coach Jürgen Klopp. At 61 ′ Mohamed Salah sealed the win with a charge from the penalty spot.
After Luis Díaz’s great sporting presentation, on Sunday another soccer player gave talent classes in the offensive zone. During the visit to Southampton, Juan Camilo ‘Cucho’ Hernández was very active from the start of the match at St. Mary’s Stadium. His intensity in the attack was so great that after 14 minutes of play he managed to open the scoring after taking advantage of a mistake made by the rival team in the area.
The 22-year-old from Pereira stole a ball to put the squad led by Englishman Roy Hodgson ahead. The ball managed to enter grazing one of the posts and immediately he went to the corner to celebrate.
About 34 minutes into the match came the second goal of the international with the Colombian National Team. The former América de Cali player received a cross from Juraj Kucka inside the area to send the ball to the back of the net without letting the ball fall, thus reaching five goals in the 2021/22 Premier League.
Thanks to that performance, in which he led Watford to victory, Cucho Hernández was included in the ideal eleven on date 29 in the English league for SofaScoreportal specialized in football statistics. The curious thing about this formation is that Luis Díaz, who was praised by the press of that country, is missing.
In that team, the Colombian striker shares a lead with Cristiano Ronaldo, who on the weekend marked a hat trick to give Manchester United victory over Tottenham and became the top scorer in football history.
“Ten different teams see their featured players in our XI, while Manchester United treble hero Cristiano Ronaldo is our Player of the Week,” the portal wrote on its Twitter account when revealing the ideal 11 of the date. in the Premier League.
Although the absence of Luis Díaz stands out, as he was chosen as the best player of the match, Liverpool won a position in the defensive zone Joel Matip and Trent Alexander-Arnold. The first was in charge of assisting the Colombian international’s goal.