Ricardo Zielinski’s team will debut in the Professional League cup as a visitor to the Academy and will have a demanding schedule at the start of the season.
Remotely and virtually, Athletic Tucuman followed the draw of the Professional Soccer League Cup. Mario Bed and Cristian Padlocks, President and Captain of the Dean respectively, participated in the ceremony through the Zoom platform.
The draw determined that the team of Ricardo Zielinski is part of Zone 1, along with Racing, Arsenal and Unión. The Dean will play the first two games as a visitor, which they will be mixed in the calendar with those of the South American Cup. The debut will be against the Academy in the Cylinder and then he will visit Sergio Rondina’s team.
Just on the third date, Atlético Tucumán will play its first home match against Unión, in what will be a special match due to the presence of Juan Manuel Azconzábal in the Monumental José Fierro. The current coach of Tantengue, remained in the history of the Dean because he got a promotion to First as a player and another as a coach. In addition, Vasco qualified the team from Tucumán for the first time to the Copa Libertadores.
Then, he will have two other home commitments, on the fourth date with Racing and on the fifth against Arsenal. After playing three games in his stadium, he will close the first stage by traveling to Santa Fe to visit Azconzábal’s team.
The Tucuman team will have a demanding start to the season: he will play four games in less than two weeks. Those led by Zielinski will have to face the two matches for the Professional League Cup and another two for the South American Cup, in the span of two weeks.
A not minor detail is that Atlético Tucumán will also play the first leg of the Copa Sudamericana as a visitorIt would be between October 27 and 29. Although he still does not know his rival, he will meet him next Friday, the team of the Russian will have to travel three times in less than 14 days.