Vergara changes the face of the women’s Tri and makes her debut with a 3-1 victory against Costa Rica
▲ The Mexican workforce took to the area with an offensive strategy, which paid off in the remaining scoreboard Photograph Imago7
From the writing
La Jornada newspaper
Sunday, February 21, 2021, p. a10
She barely bought to the helm of the Mexican women’s workforce and coach Mónica Vergara celebrated a 3-1 win against Costa Rica in a pleasant match. The celebration was historic for the tricolor after they returned to the Azteca stadium after 14 years.
Regardless of the absence of followers as a consequence of Covid-19, Rebeca Bernal (26), Katty Martínez (36) and Stephany Mayor (53) have been in cost of igniting the feelings by scoring the successful objectives against a workforce from Costa Rica that confirmed little in the assault and solely Fabiola Villalobos (82) managed to low cost.
With out making dangerous mixtures, Mónica Vergara guess for an alignment with the pair of Katty Martínez and Stephany Mayor, who wore the captain’s badge, whereas she despatched Cecilia Santiago underneath the purpose, who needed to make little effort.
The gamers have been excited when coming into the Azteca stadium with the tricolor shirt, ending an absence for nearly three a long time. The final time that Vergara was on this room she was nonetheless a footballer, now she entered as the coach of the nationwide consultant, the first in that place.
The Mexicans got here out with an offensive scheme, in search of the rival purpose and though they managed to enter the space, they failed to shut the performs. Costa Rica most well-liked to attend for the counterattack and in the first minutes gave a scare when Melissa Herrera overflowed from the proper aspect and despatched a go to Priscila Chinchilla, though the shot went extensive.
Herrera managed to place hazard nearly instantly with one other comparable play, however Jocelyn Orejel stopped the assault. Mexico regained management and in a set piece shot managed to maneuver the marker.
Nicole Pérez, who made her debut in the senior workforce, took a nook kick for Rebeca Bernal to select the ball and ship it straight to the nets. Emotion invaded the tricolor, it was the first purpose that the women’s workforce scored on their return to the most consultant stadium in the nation.
Whereas Costa Rica remained withdrawn, the Mexicans persevered in the assault with out issues and quickly elevated the rating. Katty Martínez, scoring champion in Liga Mx in the final match, obtained a go at the edge of the space and completed off with a left foot to make it 2-0 and run to rejoice with Vergara.
The third hit of the Mexicans got here simply in the first minutes of the complement. In a wall play with María Sánchez, Stephany Mayor (53) leaked into the space to outline with a header in entrance of the nets.
The extensive benefit on the scoreboard gave Vergara confidence to refresh his scheme and took Jimena López, Nicole Pérez and Katty Martínez off the court docket to offer minutes to Andrea Sánchez, Kiana Palacios and Alicia Cervantes.
Close to the finish, Vergara gave the new faces of Liga Mx corresponding to scorer Alison González, Montserrat Hernández and Alicia Cervantes a probability on the area of play to finish 4 debuts.
Though Mexico maintained dominance, the Costa Ricans managed to low cost after an oversight from behind. In a collection of rebounds, Fabiola Villalobos hit a header to place the honor for the guests.
An excited Monica Vergara mentioned she was happy to debut with victory, however we nonetheless have a lot of work to do. He indicated that the effort made in the Liga Mx has been an unimaginable increase for the workforce.
He remembered when he performed at the Azteca stadium whereas nonetheless a footballer. They’re such lovely recollections of this incredible monster. We have been a very warrior era, due to it many of the issues we’ve at this time exist.