Julio José González has played four games in Guard1anes 2020, adding 316 minutes and allowing six goals, while Tala only received 11 goals in 14 games
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Lillini assured that Julio José González will successfully defend Pumas' goal in the Liguilla (Photo: Cuartoscuro)
After going out the back door with Toluca, goalkeeper Alfredo Talavera became one of the banners of Pumas in this tournament. However, the auriazul squad will dispense with him at the start of the Liguilla due to the injury he suffered last week.
In this regard, coach Andrés Lillini recognized the work of the Mexican goalkeeper throughout the campaign. He noted that he hopes that, with his absence, substitute Julio José González will do a similar job under the three suits.
“Always having the hierarchy of Talavera has added a lot , but what Julio has done has been no less. Talavera is the goalkeeper of the Mexican team, he is the starter of Pumas, we hope it does not condition us so much, I trust Julio a lot , “said the strategist in an interview with the ESPN site.
Alfredo Talavera, in his first campaign with the Pumas, established himself in the starting position (Photo: EFE)
And it is that Alfredo Talavera, in his first campaign with the Pumas, established himself in the starting position . He had a total of 1,211 minutes on the court in 14 games, allowing only 11 points .
Now, the 29-year-old goalkeeper will have to be in the goal of the university students in the quarterfinals of the Liguilla , which will begin in a few weeks. However, he already had minutes in Guard1anes 2020; He has played four games, adding 316 minutes with six goals conceded .
The Argentine helmsman reiterated the good level that Tala performed in the semester. Even so, despite the difference in experience and numbers in the championship, he is confident that González will fulfill the task of defending the university goal .
González has played four games, adding 316 minutes with six goals conceded (Photo: Henry Romero / Reuters)
“I worry a lot about whoever enters and who leaves, who is in good health. The hierarchy of Talavera is something very good that cannot be replaced from one day to the next, but under technical conditions, Julio González can do this job very well ”, he completed.
It is worth remembering that, in the Cruz Azul game this Saturday, the Mexican goalkeeper came out of the 11th starter at the last minute due to an injury in the warm-up. At first it was reported that it was a muscle discomfort in the adductor, according to what was said by Lillini at a press conference.
“The first information I have from him and the doctor was that in a jump, in the warm-up, in the turn he does, he threw the adductor and he had that discomfort , the truth is that I do not know it, but in a That is the principle ”, said the coach.
Statement from the Pumas about the injury of Alfredo Talavera (Photo: National University Club)
Days later, the feline institution confirmed through a press release that its goalkeeper will miss the start of the Liguilla due to injury. “Grade 3 injury to the right pectineus muscle. Recovery time: four to six weeks, ” said the club's medical staff.
After the injury was made known, the sports general direction of the Mexican team reported this Sunday that the goalkeeper will not make the tour of Austria with the team. In the Old Continent, the team led by the Argentine Gerardo “Tata” Martino will face South Korea and Japan.
In turn, the organization of the Mexican Football Federation (FMF) announced the player who will replace the goalkeeper of the felines. In his place, Rodolfo Cota will travel, who is the goalkeeper of the leader León, the most regular team in Liga MX .