Although Gonzalo Plata has missed the first four pre-season check games with Real Valladolid, while undergoing treatment to overcome the discomfort in his left ankle, on Thursday he was optimistic at a press conference and believes that this Saturday at the friendly against Lazio will be available in training.
His coach, José Rojo pachetapreferred that the Ecuadorian international stay at home complying with the recovery treatment instead of seeing him on the substitute bench during the rehearsal against Rayo Vallecano (0-0).
It is an annoyance that drags on due to the June injury he suffered during the FIFA date friendly against Cape Verde in Florida, United States.
“Plata has stayed at home to continue with his treatment, but tomorrow (Saturday) he will be there and play. It is a matter of controlling her loads and minutes, ”he asserted. pacheta before the media.
Valladolid will end its preseason with the dispute of the friendly City of Valladolid Trophy in which it will face the Roman squad, at the José Zorrilla stadium, starting at 1:00 p.m. Ecuadorian time.
During the press conference, Plata spoke about the game system and was especially enthusiastic about being the year of the FIFA World Cup. The Ecuadorian team has already confirmed the itinerary for the friendlies of the FIFA date in September.
The Guayaquil winger has said that pacheta He asks them for an offensive game and that is what they are going to do. “It’s my ideal way of playing, attacking, that allows me to dribble and look for the goal,” he said. As for what he hopes to contribute to the team, he is not far from what he already gave last season: “My goal is to contribute either with assists or goals, although it will be more complicated, I have a very calm head”. (D)