Monterrey Mexico.- Diego Reyes, defense of the Tigers of the UANL of the MX League, affirmed this Wednesday that the Classic Regio between his team and the Rayados is lived with the same passion as Espanyol against Barcelona in Spanish LaLiga.
“I see it with the same passion as Espanyol against Barcelona that I had to play in Spain, two teams from the same city; in that aspect I see them the same, at the same height ”, said the Mexican player.
On the ninth day of the Grita México A21 tournament of the MX League, the Tigers they will visit the Rayados this Sunday, a team led by Javier Aguirre. This game is the classic of the city of Monterrey.
Reyes He recalled his experience as a Espanyol player in the 2016-2017 season in the derby against Barça, in addition to the classics that he played in Portugal with the colors of Porto against Benfica.
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“Each one has his own passion, but I can say that each one lives in the same way. I have always said that the classics are not played, they are won and this one is no different, that is why we are going to go out and win it ”, he warned.
The defender did not want to put his team, which is fourth with 13 points, as a favorite for the game against the Striped who are on the seventh step of the MX League with 11 points.
“In the classics there are no favorites, they are games that are lived with the soul, the one who makes the fewest mistakes wins and the one who comes out with the most determination. We know that we have more than three points at stake and we train hard to achieve victory ”.
Diego Reyes also defended the offensive scheme with which the Tigers They play each duel under the orders of coach Miguel Herrera, in which the defensive zone is usually left with few elements.
“We know that because of Miguel’s way of playing, many times we go hand in hand, but we have to play that way. Try to keep zero behind because we have players up front that we know are forceful and will define the games, “he concluded.