Colombian ex-goalkeeper Óscar Córdoba said that the current Boca Esteban Andrada keeper “stopped taking risks after jaw fracture” who suffered from the header by Dedé, on September 19, 2018, in the 2-0 victory against Cruzeiro in La Bombonera for the Copa Libertadores.
“I like Andrada, but I feel that after the fracture of the jaw, he stopped being that goalkeeper who liked to risk. When he got to Boca I saw him want to go out and cut centers, he seemed like a goalkeeper who took that risk”, Córdoba observed.
Whoever obtained three titles defending the arc of the ‘xeneizes’, between 1998 and 2000, kept nothing with his statements to GOAL on Instagram Live, so much that he criticized Guillermo Barros Schelotto when saying: “I don’t understand why he didn’t put (Edwin) Cardona in Madrid” in the final of the Libertadores lost to River. “The team was very physically beaten and he was in perfect condition, I do not understand why Guillermo did not put it. He needed to have the ball, change the rhythm of the game and ended up getting far behind. (Juan Pablo) Quintero came in and energized him River “, Córdoba argued.
He continued with praise for his compatriot, current midfielder of Xolos de Tijuana, Mexico, expressing that “Cardona can play anywhere and in Boca without any problem. I recommended him when he was 23 years old. You just have to sit with him and try to align him. He has an explosive personality.” He also recommended a fellow striker for Boca: “I have a very good vibe for (Leonardo Fabio) Castro. He is not a center-forward, he is rather a companion. He is cheeky, he can play against Real Madrid and do it like nothing”he stressed. Then he threw a chicana for the riverplantenses when wondering if the Gallardo River is comparable to the Boca de Bianchi, his own answer was: “Go and win the Intercontinental. Sorry, now Boca is coming again”Córdoba closed between smiles.