Atlético Nacional hosts Santa Fe this Monday, March 28from 7:35 at night, in the date 13 in the League I-2022. After two wins and a draw, the purslane team will seek to continue on the winning path to ensure their place in the semifinal home runs. In front will be the cardinal team, which has improved in recent games.
Coach Hernán Darío Herrera analyzed what this game will be like and is confident that he will select the players with the best performance to face this match. “I’m managing Nacional, which is my love, I’ve already been in charge of several professional teams and I’m enjoying it to the fullest. I have a school with which I learned from all the coaches. I’m on it, every day I prepare myself to be better”.
The strategist was expelled in the match against Deportivo Cali and according to the Dimayor penalty bulletin, he must pay two penalty dates. With which, the matches against Santa Fe and Patriotas will be directed by technical assistant Carlos Restrepo.
Regarding the rival, Herrera expressed that “we have to focus on ourselves. Santa Fe is a complicated rival, I know Wilson Morelo, I directed him in Bajo Cauca, beyond the shortcomings to analyze, we must face the game of the better way”.
For his part, Ruyery Blanco commented that “Santa Fe is a dangerous, careful rival, but we have what is ours and we will seek victory at home. I am happy with that continuity, the goals have been my outlet and it helps me take more confidence. I feel better and better when I walk on the court.”
In addition, “personally, I am always working every day looking for ways to improve. I like to play every game. We must be prepared for anything, I am a striker who likes to go out and play, stay in the area, take advantage every moment to finish off the goal”.
Finally, Blanco stressed that “we have teammates with a lot of speed in attack, they have a good arrival and the forwards must be in the area, competing with the central defenders. Sometimes it is very difficult for us, every day we are learning to arrive with a greater volume of attack “.
Data between Atlético Nacional and Santa Fe
For the Colombian League, Atlético Nacional and Independiente Santa Fe met 244 times, with 101 purslane victories against 71 cardinals and 72 draws. In terms of goals scored, the people of Antioquia celebrated 369 times and received 334 goals.
Oswaldo Marcial Palavecino is the top scorer in these duels with 13 goals, all for Nacional.
Atlético Nacional has won its last four home games against Independiente Santa Fe in the First Division, after losing three of the previous four against the Cardinals.
Atlético Nacional have won five of their last seven First Division home games (one draw, one loss), averaging two goals per game, having won just one of their previous seven at home (four draws, two losses).
After having won their last two games of this Liga BetPlay DIMAYOR I-2022, Independiente Santa Fe could chain three victories in the category for the first time since January-February 2021.
Atlético Nacional is the I-2022 League team that has scored the most goals in the second half of its matches (12) and the one that has scored the most times in the final 15 minutes (7).
Wilson Morelo scored a hat-trick in Santa Fe’s last match against Atlético Bucaramanga (3-1). The last Cardenales player to have scored a hat-trick was Morelo himself in November 2018, three goals against Millonarios.
Santa Fe has not defeated Nacional by League, since July 9, 2017, for the first date of the I-2017 League. The goal was scored by John Pajoy. Since that meeting, six games have passed, with four purslane wins and two draws.
The last match between Nacional and Santa Fe at the Atanasio was on January 17, 2021, for the first date of the I-2021 League, on that occasion, the Purslane won 2-0 with goals from Neyder Moreno and Vladimir Hernández .
This will be the 18th official match that Atlético Nacional will play on a Monday, the balance of the previous 17 is eight wins, five draws and four losses.
National Athletic: Kevin Mier; Yerson Candelo, Emmanuel Olivera, Juan David Cabal, Danovis Banguero; Alexander Mejía, Sebastián Gómez, Jarlan Barrera, Daniel Mantilla, Dorlan Pabón; Jefferson Duke.
DT: Hernan Dario Herrera.
Stadium: Athanasius Girardot.
Referee: Eder Vergara (Cordoba).
WHERE: Ricardo Garcia (Santander).
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Juan Camilo Alvarez Serrano
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