Michelangelo Russo gave a press conference in advance of Boca’s second leg for the second round of CONMEBOL Libertadores against Inter de Porto Alegre in La Bombonera and referred to the possible clash with River in a hypothetical final in the Cup: “The first goal is Wednesday, but en the future we would like to face River. You don’t choose your rivals, everything will come when it should. “
“The idea is to repeat the Porto Alegre team. The group needs the present and not the future, we think of ourselves “, remarked the DT about the crossing against the Brazilian team and thinking about the chances of facing Racing in the quarterfinals.
“The locality always influences. Hopefully we can have an audience on the courts, we all need to have an audience to feel more real. Anyway, 20, 30, 40 percent, “Russo wished about the return of the fans to the stadiums in the stadiums of South America.
In addition, the coach referred to the tie with Talleres in the Diego Armando Maradona Cup: “It is the first away game that Boca has not scored in the year. We are convinced of what we are doing. As it was an atypical year, some need to play more than others. “” It was a tough game, where the opponent poses difficult things for you. It costs when you have chances to score and you can’t open it. “
Meanwhile, DT Xeneize was consulted about the possible return of Cristian Pavón: “He is a very important player, but we have to wait for the times and forms. I think this is not the time. “