25 de Octubre del 2018 4:32 pm.
Paraguayan midfielder Osvaldo Martinez says Friday's game against Rayados will be one of the toughest of the remainder of the 2018 Apertura as los Guerreros look to close the regular phase as high in the table as possible.
"It's going to be a very difficult game for us, because we know that Rayados comes very close to the table. We want to assure the classification, because winning is already in Liguilla, so the mentality of the team is to follow the same path, which is the triumph at home, that we have become accustomed to lately; this Friday we will leave concentrated and committed for what the match will be. "
Later, he spoke about the closing of the tournament that Santos Laguna will have: "There is a very complicated tournament closure, because we are facing teams that are fighting for a place among the first eight, so it is a good parameter to know how we are going. to finish the tournament, it is completely up to us where we want to be, our mentality is to be at the top ".
The Guarani footballer shared his point of view on the rival in turn: "We know that from Monterrey, in the Copa MX match (Semifinal), played three or four elements that have participation in the League, then they will come with a full team, with all the desire, more motivated than ever because they are in the Final, we have to take that into account, but we are local, those who are forced to win ".
He immediately pointed out: "The whole team is committed, both those who are playing and those who come in relief are doing quite well, we must continue along that path; Friday to go out with everything to take the three points and keep adding. "
Itinerary - Thursday, October 25, 2018
The First Team of Santos Laguna will train at 9:00 in the facilities of Territorio Santos Modelo, behind closed doors.
At 11:00 hours, the media interested in the pre-match security meeting between Santos Laguna and Monterrey, will be able to capture aspects of it, being the meeting point the area of ??roasts of Territorio Santos Modelo.
Subsequently, at 11:20 hours, attention will be paid to media corresponding to the First Team, in the Press Room of the Santista complex.