Club America head coach Fernando Ortiz lamented his workforce’s 2-0 loss to Club Tijuana on Saturday, blaming himself for the defeat whereas reiterating his assist for the gamers.
After taking part in two worldwide friendlies within the United States towards Chelsea and Manchester City, Club America flew to Tijuana to face their opponent on the Estadio Caliente. Despite retaining 63 % of possession all through the match, objectives from Lisandro Lopez and Joaquín Montecinos noticed the residence aspect transfer three factors away from the Mexico City aspect.
“The cold, quick analysis is that they played badly, when you interpret the result as badly played it sometimes indicates a defeat. I think today Tijuana took more than what they presented on the pitch, but we have to admit that we didn’t have a good night,” said Ortiz.
“It’s soccer, all these victories in a row at all times insisted on the identical factor, I imagine quite a bit on this squad and we’ve the chance to take into consideration León, we are going to work for it. When issues do not work, you may have to point out your face. I is accountable, we did not play nicely, we’ve to hold working.”
The workforce has seen a tough begin to the season, successful simply certainly one of their final 4 video games to land fifteenth within the desk with an general file of 1W-2L-1D. But the outcomes could be attributed to their lack of concentrate on Liga MX, turning their consideration to membership matches as an alternative.
Club America participated within the worldwide pre-season event Soccer Championship tour, bringing collectively groups from the Premier League, La Liga and Liga MX to compete for a trophy. The Mexico City aspect confronted Chelsea and Manchester City earlier this month and are set to host Real Madrid for the closing sport.
Additionally, Club America will take part in a Leagues Cup showcase towards LAFC on August 4 to tease the upcoming competitors between Liga MX and Major League Soccer.
The workforce returns to Liga MX motion on July 31, with a sport towards Leon sandwiched between the Real Madrid match and the LAFC showdown to spherical out the schedule.