The coach of Xeneize was upset by the reactions of Pavón and Izquierdoz against Independiente and asked his team for absolute concentration for the next games, decisive in the season.
Mouth suffered a hard blow: they fell 1-0 against Independiente, in Avellaneda. And, beyond defeat, Sebastián Battaglia left upset with some reactions from his players. And today there was an intimate chat between the coach and the footballers …
There were two episodes that worried the Xeneize coach in the fall at the Libertadores de América stadium: the expulsion of Carloz Izquierdoz and the fight between Cristian Pavón and Carlos Zambrano on the substitute bench.
That is why, in today’s training session, Battaglia had an intimate chat with his team: he told them that something similar cannot happen again and asked them to focus on the remainder of the competition (including the final of the Argentine Cup).
Izquierdoz’s red and Pavón’s anger, the episodes that concern Battaglia
What Battaglia said about what happened between Pavón and Zambrano
Boca coach Sebastián Battaglia assured that the team’s tense moments, such as Cristian Pavón’s anger when leaving and his fight with Carlos Zambrano, is his greatest concern. “It worries me more. We have to be calm and demonstrate on the court. No doubt no one wants to go out. It is clear. But you have to make decisions in the party. “
“Everyone wants to play, it is very clear. You also understand the player but you have to know that you have to be calm”, he added, about Pavón, at a press conference at the Libertadores de América.