The Orlando City coach is not intimidated by the UANL Tigres and Gignac – La Opinion

The Orlando City coach is not intimidated by the UANL Tigres and Gignac – La Opinion

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The clubs of mexican soccer They have not had such easy encounters against Major League Soccer teams. One of them was the Tigres de la UANLa club that had to face Orlando City. Although they will define themselves as visitors, Óscar Pareja and his team are not intimidated by the feline group.

Orlando City and the UANL Tigres tied 0-0 at the Exploria Stadium. The second leg will be played at the University Stadium. In this sense, the American team could have a certain advantage, since the tie with goals would give them the classification due to the added value of the away goals.

“We are excited, we come with the same chances as Tigres. We come to propose and seek the classification, we have a team, a group with credibility, personality, which has already been demonstrated. I hope we can move forward, that’s what we have in mind. We have a great responsibility to show the level that Orlando has,” explained Óscar Pareja.

During this Closing 2024, André-Pierre Gignac He has not seen action in all the games due to physical discomfort. However, the UANL Tigres would have the French scorer for this duel for the Concacaf Champions League.

From Orlando City they are aware of the danger that the former Marseille attacker represents. However, Pareja trusts in the abilities of his team and prefers to think about them rather than wear himself out on his rivals.

“It is up to us to prepare for the best that the rival can bring, Gignac is such a representative player for Tigres, the fact that it is there is worrying. We would always like to be able to control what the lineups are like, but we are interested in ours and being protagonists. It’s good that he is healthy and doing well,” she added.

How do Orlando City and the UANL Tigres arrive?

The present of the feline group is not the best. This is not a good time to face Orlando City in a decisive duel. Those led by Robert Dante Siboldi only have one victory in the last six games.

The UANL Tigres come to this match after a defeat against the Águilas del América by 2-0. The Aztec team is even in seventh position in Liga MX and continues to fall as the days go by.

Orlando City does not arrive in better circumstances. The American team is coming off a 2-3 loss to Minnesota in the MLS and He hasn’t won a game since February 27date on which they beat the Canadian Cavalry 3-1.

The match between the UANL Tigres and Orlando City will take place this Tuesday March 12. The meeting will take place at Mexico University Stadium. The first leg ended 0-0.

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