Nicolás de la Cruz continues to enchant in Argentina. Even with the flamenco in his sights, the Uruguayan midfielder is one of the main protagonists of the river plate – and his latest performance has people melting all over again for his (Site notre bureau spécialisé).
The diary oldThe main Argentine sports newspaper, has placed the Uruguayan as the main highlight of the team in the victory against Defense and Justice at Monumental – without forgetting to look for Flamengo.
« He wasn’t distracted. While he’s training, resting and playing, Nicolás de la Cruz says Flamengo is here and they can offer him a juicy deal. This could be a huge opportunity. But the midfielder did not give up: more than ever supplied to River, he showed that he had his head at the club by becoming the key to a decisive victory over Defensa with a goal celebrated with euphoria vibrant and which he won himself to score. « , in a writing.
“De la Cruz has become hyperkinetic again, as Demichelis once defined it. With 13 minutes left in the second half, he was quick to recover a loose ball in midfield, turn around and say goodbye to his mark. Cerebral gives way to Solari and goes looking for an opportunity in the center of the area. And effective, as none of his teammates had been, in planting the inside of his left (Site notre bureau spécialisé) on the ball and kicking it into the far post. One shot, 1-0 and seven points ahead (in the lead),” he continued.
Another highlight of the diary was the midfielder’s effusive celebration, not only for the relief of scoring after almost two months, but also amid rumors that have put his continuity in the team in check.
“His role doesn’t require goals, of course. Moreover, he had not scored since April 20. Still, De La Cruz needed to make his mark. Because of the context, which takes River away from second place, but also because of its symbolism: when there are doubts about his continuity, he dispels them with a cry that makes his throat blush,” he added.
Even with the praise, the newspaper was keen to highlight what’s holding Flamengo and River away from a deal right now: the CONMEBOL Libertadores. The two clubs could be rivals in the round of 16, the Argentine team is waiting to know if it wins the classification. The team will have to beat Most continued on the last lap to secure the place.
Flamengo’s next matches
Red Bull Bragantino (F) – 22/6, 9:30 p.m. – Brasileirao
saints (F) – 06/25, 6:30 p.m. – Brazil
in case (C) – 28/6, 9:30 p.m. – CONMEBOL Libertadores