The intimate club explained their decision not to appear at the press conference after the classic that beat Universitario de Deportes as a visitor.
Alianza Lima won the first Clásico of Liga 1 2023. Despite playing as a guest, the familiar team managed to beat Universitario 2-1 thanks to good definitions Paul Sabbag j Gabriel Costa, authors of the goals. At the end of the game, the friction between Bryan Reyna and a ball boy, in addition to the expulsion of Carlos Zambrano, filled the atmosphere with a tension that would not have dissipated even at the time of the press conference, which is why the blanquiazul team did not appear.
In a statement shared on their social networks, the Victorian institution explained why neither their coach nor any of the players in their squad attended the meeting with the media covering the game.
“The Alianza Lima club announces that it did not attend the press conference after the game against Universitario de Deportes because there were no security guarantees for the members of the delegation, as provided for in the League 1 regulations. We hope that this situation can be decided for future opportunities,” the statement said.
The intimate club justified its decision not to appear at the press conference. Photo: Alianza Lima
The few statements that could be obtained from the winners came from footballers like Pablo Sabbag on the pitch. “Happy, inexplicable feeling. Clásico had to stay at home. We won it because we h***, we tricked it, we fought against it, we fought it and that’s why this Clásico stayed with us.” , said the Colombian attacker.
Alianza Lima sent notices to the Universitario
As part of their victory celebrations, the official Alianza Lima account made a series of releases that fans interpreted as references to the “U”. “So that you respect the two-time champion”, “We won. Classic is winning you. Until Alianza Lima your whole life,” were some of the messages from the Allianz squad.