Alexander Alvarado is certainly experiencing in Liga de Quito what he did not experience or feel in the past at Independiente del Valle, Deportivo Quito and Aucas: pressure.

“There was no doubt. The arrival from Orlando City to Liga de Quito was very quick. I decided in 15 minutes. My representative handled all management tasksHe talked to the leaders of the League and Orlando, but I wanted to play, I wanted to have that feeling of enjoying playing football again. I couldn’t enjoy myself in Orlando, and when they told me ‘League’, I didn’t hesitate,” commented the left side program. sport spirit.

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Alvarado joined the university team last January on a one-season loan from the American MLS club. 2022 was a fantastic campaign for the footballer born in Quevedo (Los Ríos). According to Transfermarkt, he scored 14 goals and provided 8 assists in 35 LigaPro Serie A games.

Now he is trying to consolidate his style and his production in the team that holds the most important titles of South American football (Copa Libertadores, Recopa Sudamericana and Copa Sudamericana), ahead of the “classic” against El Nacional.

“Nacional showed it, he showed it in the first two games, he showed it against us in our presentation (White Night at Noon), which never shies away from the League because it’s a Clásico. We prepared very well, I’m sure the team is aware of what kind of match they will play, because the teacher (Luis Zubeldía) conveys it to you every day”, he commented.

The match will be played on Sunday at 16:30 at the Atahualpa Olympic Stadium. Nacional leads the ranking with 6 points, while Liga is in fourteenth place with one unit.