El Portuguese FC He continues to carry out his training sessions after finishing the first round of the Futve League in sixth position with a total of 21 points.
The team aspires to continue climbing positions in order to earn a place in international tournaments and their coach Jesús Ortiz aspires to reinforce the weak points for the second stage.
The technical director from Tachirense held at a press conference his sadness for the two defeats before completing the first round of the championship, so they start with the impulse to improve those results.
“These defeats against Carabobo in Valencia hurt us too much and then at home against Metropolitanos. Two inattentions that gave points to these rivals. Metro came to play long and it served them because they were able to score ”, he expressed.
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“In the second half they went back with up to five elements in the area. We did not manage to get the spaces and we were not forceful either, he added.
Likewise, the strategist stressed that they hope to improve the physical performance of their players and get new signings that will encourage them to be in the first positions.
“We will seek to improve the physical condition of our players, so that the new signings adapt to the idea of the game. Work hard on the finishing aspect and improve in the defensive zone so that the goals come back to zero and face the second round in the best way”, Ortiz highlighted.
“We are not far away, we are one or two points away and we still have 14 games left to keep adding. We need to return to victory ”, he concluded.