Updated 09/30/2020 at 10:59 AM
Binational added a new defeat in the Copa Libertadores, which buried his chances of advancing in the competition or qualifying for the Copa Sudamericana. Javier Arce, coach of ‘Poderoso del Sur’, admitted the team’s shortcomings, but also the superiority that the rivals of Group D supposed for his squad.
“We must recognize the superiority and hierarchy that LDU and the teams that make up this series have, which definitely have a higher level than ours. If we want to improve, we must recognize that we are”, Said the national strategist, after the 4-0 win against Liga de Quito.
Binational when he was champion of the local tournament, he was drawn into Group D, made up of River Plate (runner-up in the 2019 edition of the Copa Libertadores), Sao Paulo (sixth place in the Brasileirao 2019) and League of Quito (current leader of the championship in Ecuador).
“I must admit that the clubs in this group are superior in terms of players, teams to infrastructure. We are a new team, it is our first participation in Libertadores. It is the third year of Binacional in League 1”Arce explained at the press conference.
The ‘Mighty of the South’ accumulates a balance of 20 goals against, so far its participation in the cup competition, and is in the last place of Group D with three points (for the 2-1 victory against Sao Paulo). “We have not performed as we wanted, the performance is not good and it has cost us a lot. We have not been ableArce said.
Binational He will have a week to get ready for his next game in League 1, which will be against Atlético Grau on Wednesday, October 7. While the next cupbearer challenge will be against Sao Paulo, although this game will have to wait, as it will be played after dates 1 and 2 of the South American Qualifiers to Qatar 2022.
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