The coach of River Plate, Marcelo GallardoHe spoke at a press conference and responded to Juan Román Riquelme when he said that ‘River has been playing badly for a long time’ after the last Superclásico against Boca in La Bombonera. In addition, the DT He referred to the tactical approaches of the rivals when ‘they get behind him’.
“I don’t know who he yelled at, I guess it was against journalism. We’ll have to ask him what he was referring to, but clearly I have a different opinion from him”, said the River coach before the query about Riquelme’s sayings.
Gallardo also dedicated several minutes of the conference to answering tactical questions that happen to his team in recent games and to the defensive approaches of rivals: “With my team I have to try to find the answer to these questions, you need creative players and you need players to deactivate systems. I will continue trying that, beyond the rival proposals. I know when we play well, when we play poorly, when we have good game dynamics, when bad. We do not lie to each other. I do not enter into the dialectical war, I am honest with what I see and feel “.
“You can always improve, we need to be more aggressive. To have greater speed, more fluidity, more generation of play. We had a chance against Racing to unlock the bolt with Fontana’s hand in hand, but we couldn’t”, said the coach specifically about the game against La Academia.
Meanwhile, he also referred to how the League Cup is diagrammed: “I am sorry that we do not advance, nothing more. We do not play for nothing, I would like to see a better Argentine football. We are our main rivals”.