Santiago Giménez reacts to Feyenoord’s elimination from the UEFA Europa League – La Opinion

Santiago Giménez reacts to Feyenoord’s elimination from the UEFA Europa League – La Opinion


Santiago Giménez returned to scoring goals in the UEFA Europa League. The Mexican attacker scored the goal for Feyenoord in the 1-1 draw against Roma. However, the former Cruz Azul player preferred to change his score for the Dutch team’s passage to the next round.

“Bebote” had gone seven games without scoring. This context caused him to receive some criticism in the Netherlands and even some observations from his coach. The forward lives on goals and Santiago Giménez had not been able to be effective in front of goal.

However, the young Mexican forward scores again against an Italian team. It is already customary for “Santi” to score for Serie A clubs in the international context. The Aztec opened the scoring 5 minutes into the game, putting the overall score at 1-2.

But 10 minutes later it would arrive Lorenzo Pellegrini’s equalizer. This score restored parity on the scoreboard and in the series. Santiago Giménez remained on the field until the 78th minute, then he was replaced by Ayase Ueda.

Equality was maintained even in extra time. The winner of the series could be decided on penalties. Roma took advantage of the home field and beat Feyenoord from the eleventh step by 4-2.

Santiago Giménez would change his goal

The young Mexican forward can breathe easily after end his scoring drought of seven games without scoring. However, the former Cruz Azul player acknowledged that cI would change this score to be able to play in the next round of the UEFA Europa League.

A striker wants to score more than anything. It is important to be able to score at such an important moment. When you get one, more will come. I would have preferred not to score and win. It’s football, but I work hard”Santiago Giménez told the Today Inside portal, compiled by Brand.

Despite the elimination and the fact that the collective objective was to transcend to the next round of the international tournament, Santiago Giménez felt better on the field. “Bebote” hopes that his next performances will be just as effective and productive.

Of course we expected to win, but we gave it our all. I am proud of the team (…) The most important thing is what you do in those moments. I kept working and kept doing the same thing as when I scored”, he acknowledged.

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