A few days after Juan Reynoso’s debut as coach of the Peru national team, a number of players are emerging as potential starters for Mexico. One of them is Anderson Santamaría, who was “erased” by Ricardo Gareca.
The defender of Atlas, was then a starter in the Argentine strategist’s scheme; however, two crucial mistakes that cost us the draw against Uruguay and the defeat against Brazil resulted in his absence from the Jedermann team. A fact of his own Santa Maria is aware. “Although I’ve occasionally made mistakes that you learn from, I’ve been preparing and waiting for selection, for the Australia game. The truth is I feel very sorry for my teammates who have struggled a lot.”
The Bicolor centre-back mentioned that he always had the idea of being able to return to the All Team but unfortunately it didn’t come to pass. “From the moment of my punctuality failures, I knew I would retaliate. I couldn’t go with Ricardo (Gareca) anymore, but there was the possibility of returning.
Finally, Anderson He was very pleased with his appointment to this new phase John Reynoso. “A new stage begins, a new era, a new chance for everyone. I know Professor Juan very well. I worked with him in Melgar and Puebla. Now put me under his orders and work as best you can,” he stressed.
Bicolor friendlies against Mexico and El Salvador
La Blanquirroja will play some friendlies on FIFA dates. The first will be against Mexico, which takes place on September 24th. This will be the debut of “Cabezón” as technical director of the Peru team. The next game is against El Salvador on September 27th.