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León FC, of Mexican soccerwill debut this Wednesday at the round of 16 of the Concacaf Champions League against Tauro FC of Panamawith the conviction of being able to get a good result away from home and return home with an advantage.
The coach of the Fieras, the Argentine Nicolas Lacramon made it clear, prior to his departure from Mexico, that The club’s goal is to “be protagonists” both in their local tournament and in the top Concacaf club championship.
León arrives at this duel after the important 0-2 victory against Atlético San Luis de Méxicoa situation that Lacramón highlighted in the psychic issue.
“Positive, it is always important to winWe know that March is a very important month in our aspirations. We considered it before the game start with a firm foot for this series of matches that are going to be“, the Argentine pointed out to the Mexican media before heading to Panama.
The Guanajuato team marches seventh in the Clausura 2023 of Liga MXwith 15 units in his accounting.
The Mexican club once again crosses the path of a Central American rival, in the 2022 edition he had as a rival -in this same instance- Deportivo Guastatoya of Guatemalawhich they easily beat, only to be eliminated in the quarterfinals by the Seattle Sounders.
The León FC squad arrived in Panama last Sunday and will reconnoitre the field this Tuesday at the Rommel Fernández Gutiérrez national stadiumscene of the first leg of this key.
For its part, home owner Tauro FC, coached by Venezuelan Francisco Perlo, has faith and confidence to be able to come out with a good result that will make them dream of the next round.
The Panamanian cast completed their last job prior to the match on Tuesday, being Miguel Camargo, the former player of Independiente Medellín of Colombian soccer, who He pointed out after training that this tournament is a great responsibility, but they know their rival well.
“Playing in these international tournaments is always important, we know that it is a great responsibility and this week we have prepared thoroughly for get a good result at home“, he indicated.
Camargo, one of the key men in the gear of the Panamanian team, pointed out that it is important to be a leader in the local tournament, but that goes to another level, because now we have to change the chip and focus on the Concacaf Champions League.
“We think it will be a great match and he is a great opponent. and we will do what we can to achieve a positive result, to travel back to Mexico with more peace of mind“, held.
The bullfights, prior to the clash with the Mexican León, come from thrashing 3-0 to Atlético Chiriquí in the 2023 Opening of the Panamanian Football League (LPF).
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