After defeating América at the Azteca Stadium, the Barcelona Femenil team spoke about the level of the Mexican team and what the Azteca Stadium means
The Azteca Stadium hosted a historic match for the Liga BBVA MX Femenil: Barcelona faced and defeated América 2-0 with goals from Claudia Pina and Judith Pujols.
But the defeat of the Mexican team was not balanced by the statistics, since throughout, especially the first 45 minutes, the Eagles were superior on the field of play without knowing how to take advantage of the arrivals to take the lead on the scoreboard.
Barcelona coach advises the Liga BBVA MX Femenil
At the end of the meeting, Jonatan Giráldez, a strategist for the culés, spoke about the level of Mexican women’s soccer that he was able to witness during the match; “ We didn’t have the control we wanted, in short, what I liked the most about them (America) was the rhythm they have: players with personality, who kept the ball, who tried to dribble, to go forward ”, he commented, and took the opportunity to congratulate the team for what was shown on the field of play as well as the organization.
Likewise, the same coach recognized the growth that the Liga BBVA MX Femenil has had throughout its six-year history but gave his opinion on the correct path to follow to guarantee the continuity of its development.
“ For me, one of the most important things is that there is a lot of talent; girls who want to play soccer and who have places to compete in their category, and that from there, the first teams can benefit, that they can be nourished,” said the person who coaches one of the teams with the best youth team in the world.
Barcelona soccer players appreciate playing at the Azteca Stadium
On the other hand, Sandra Paños, goalkeeper, and Claudia Pina, who opened the scoring, also spoke. Amas talked about what it meant to them to play in a venue as emblematic and historic as the Coloso de Santa Úrsula.
The goalkeeper and captain of the Blaugrana commented: “It’s been incredible, Everyone knows this stadium and being able to experience the spectacle that has been there since the beginning of all the people who have come to support; We feel your support and we are happy to be here, ”she declared.
Instead, Pina spoke about what it meant for her to score in the match, “for me, it has been a luxury to be able to play in this stadium where I have been able to score, in the end, it is a historic stadium with a long history and the truth is that it has been a night special”, declared the midfielder.