Boca coach criticizes Abel Ferreira in press conference: “Speaks a lot”

After the draw between Boca Juniors and Palmeiras, Jorge Almirón, coach of the Argentine club, needled Abel Ferreira at a press conference

Last Thursday, 28th, Boca Juniors It is Palm trees entered the field in the semi-final of Libertadoresrepeating the tie that took place in 2018. After a hot but goalless game, the two teams will go to the Allianz Parque, stage of the second duel, with the score tied. However, the rivalry between the teams remains very intense.

After the 0-0 draw, Jorge Almironcoach of Boca Juniors, spoke a little about Abel Ferreira’s work at Palmeiras. “What he [Abel Ferreira] Think I don’t care much. I saw a different match (…) The coach talks a lot, he is confrontational, he is a good coach, he has very good players, but we also have men, they are used to playing on difficult fields and we are prepared for anything”, said the Argentine.

Even with clear opportunities to open the scoring, Boca Juniors were unable to use Bombonera as a weapon and go to São Paulo without any advantage. The atmosphere heated up on the field, with stares and plays typical of a Brazil x Argentina, but the Argentines left their stadium, for the ninth consecutive time, without victory in a Libertadores eliminatory match.

In addition to the coach, Sergio Romeroalso provoked Palmeiras by talking about the synthetic lawn at Allianz Parque. “I am simply concerned that the lawn is synthetic, that it is not natural. It’s a bit rare that at this point we play against a team that has a synthetic pitch. Conmebol or FIFA should say: ‘Hybrid or natural’. Synthetic turf is for hockey”, said the Argentine archer.

Boca Juniors and Palmeiras played a very tough match (Credit: Getty Images)

Source: sportbuzz

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