Gonzalo Plata has alternated between good and bad games in the last few days of the Spanish league, with Real Valladolid, but he is still an element that can cause damage to opponents when the 22-year-old Ecuadorian is on fire. The man from Guayaquil has been left out of the first call-up by Félix Sánchez Bas, the new Ecuador coach, due to injury.

He will miss the friendly against Australia, but his club’s board are calculating: will the silverware be recovered for the visit to Real Madrid on April 2? With match number 26, the action will continue in Spain, after the FIFA dates.

Two weeks ago, Plata drove his Espanyol markers crazy with a dribble, in a win over Valladolid (Brand He pointed out that he was “in a stellar plan” and that he “showed that he is a player with enormous potential”). But in the next game, at the José Zorrilla Stadium, against visiting Athletic Bilbao, “Plata went rather unnoticed,” the newspaper commented. AS.

Duel with Real Madrid

North of Castile He said on Monday: “A new muscular failure in the first team of Valladolid. Gonzalo Plata finished the last match against Athletico with muscle discomfort and after the evaluation was done, the club’s medical service diagnosed a ‘grade 1 right adductor muscle injury’. Subject blanquiviolet contacted the Ecuadorian Football Association to communicate the injury and send the mandatory reports, so the player will not travel or join his country’s team.

While, AS included the theme of the presentation at the Santiago Bernabéu. “Valladolid doesn’t win to be upset about injuries to its wing players. “Gonzalo Plata will not travel with Trio to Australia to play two friendly matches there due to a first-degree muscle injury in the adductor region of the right leg, which requires an absence of one week to ten days, which could leave him out of the duel against Real Madrid,” he reports.

Holy Week of Hope

Madrid newspaper Brand He didn’t forget the Ecuadorian worldly man who arrived in Valladolid from Lisbon’s Sporting. This can be read: “After being on loan in 2021-2022. which ended in promotion (Valladolid), Plata was an important bet in the summer transfer market for Pucela, paying three million euros to Sporting for half of his transfer. In the current campaign, he played more than 1,500 minutes distributed in 24 games, 16 as a starter. He has not yet scored a goal in them, although he has provided four assists”.

The question of the match against Madrid was not left aside either, yes Brand. “One of Valladolid’s five internationals in this March break, Gonzalo Plata, will finally not come with his team,” due to health complications, which will keep him out of the field for about a week or two.

In the end, it is said that “in this way, Plata becomes questionable for the visit of Valladolid at the Santiago Bernabéu next Palm Sunday, April 2nd. If he does not enter this match, it is expected that he will be available for the next match, which will meet the team of Blanquivioleta and Mallorca at José Zorrill on Easter”. (D)