Chicharito Hernandez was the initiator and captain of the Los Angeles Galaxy win in the pre-season
The Los Angeles Galaxy beat New England Revolution 1-0 by a slight difference in the first official match of the Los Angeles Angel season at Dignity Health Sports Park. Javier Hernandez He was the initiator and wore the captain’s insignia in absence Jonathan Dos SantosWho meets with the Mexican national team.
“Chicharito is in great physical shape and is helping the group from a leadership position as well,” said team coach Greg Fannie after the victory. “Javier’s foot movement was amazing. His willingness to help us during the defense did not stop helping us to get the balls back and was communicating with Johnny (Perez) in an attempt to guide him in the process.”
Chicharito played 60 minutes and was extremely engaged and continuous on the field. Hernandez, as one of the dressing room commanders, sought to support the young men who had accompanied him in the attack of the Galaxy.
“Javier does very good things, for the deadly players in the region, it is not just about them, it is about creating the whole team for opportunities and learning about their movements. I am very satisfied with his physical and mental position. His movements look very good, we have cameras that follow him and we evaluate our game in training and matches. As we continue to grow as a group and understand the combinations of the game from now on, they will benefit Javier as well, ”added Fanny.
Chicha cooperated on goal play, as the pass was looking for him in the area and attracted the defense brand of the revolution, but before Chicharito could make contact, the opposing defender pushed the ball away. The leak found Jonathan Perez who entered the area alone and shoved the ball with his forehead and defeated the goalkeeper. Matt Turner. In the meeting’s official statistics, attendance was attributed to Hernandez.
“(Chicharito) does some great moves without the ball, I feel we haven’t taken advantage of those kicks yet because he’s thinking of two or three moves forward, but our young players see only the first move and not exactly where he wants to receive the ball. Since the most reinforcements arrived. Experience and our youth having more experience, this will help Javier face the goal, “Fanny said.
New England created more than twenty chances in the Los Angeles area, but their attackers were not doing well. Plus errors Gustavo PoohAnd the Adam Boxa And you accompanied him, the goalkeeper of the galaxy, Jonathan Bond, Set up like the figure. The British goalkeeper is one of the new hires in Los Angeles for the 2021 season and they were not disappointed in his first appearance in defending the Galaxy Goal. Bond saved 7 times in a match.
“What I told the players was that we lost a lot of balls in the back. We cannot lose the balls that play back, it is death. We survived today, Bond gave a great game, but we will not make many games if that happens.” It will be a combination of not playing much, and when we do, it will be a tool for trying to go forward and being able to relate those passes. “
Los Angeles Revolution will meet again on Wednesday at the same stage in a second pre-season match.