Eduardo Berizzo, the Argentine coach of Paraguay, regretted the defeat against Albiceleste by 1-0 in the America Cup, but pointed out that due to the wear and tear of his players, “the logical thing” would have been a draw.
“The draw would have been logical today. We did not find that overflow situation to connect in the area, we lacked the clarity to unblock the opposing defense. But the attitude has been very good from the team and the players gave everything”, the coach pointed out.
“We marked Messi very well in a staggered way with (Andrés) Cubas and Junior Alonso. In my opinion, those who were on the field were able to tie the game. I did not make changes before because those who were still showed themselves whole to play the game. encounter “, analyzed Berizzo.
When asked about González’s few minutes, the coach replied: “Ávalos played a great game and, for that reason, I didn’t think it was appropriate to take him out to put in some relief. The team was leveling up and in the second half had a great display to corner the rival “.
“It remains for us to continue and think about what is coming,” concluded Berizzo in the face of the last two matches for this Group A: Thursday against Chile and next Monday on the last day against Uruguay.