Fabián Bustos asked Joao Ortiz and Fernando Gaibor for Barcelona 2021

Fabian Bustos, DT of champion with Barcelona in 2020, confirmed that he left a list of players to reinforce the Canarian squad for the 2021 season. The names of Fernando Gaibor and Joao Ortiz, as indicated by the same Argentine strategist.

In an interview with Radio Huancavilca, from Guayaquil, the gaucho coach first assured this Monday, January 4, 2021: “For me, the main objective will be to fight for the championship and be two-time Ecuadorian soccer champion (with the Canaries and their personal three-time championship), we have to talk about that as always with the players. ”

Barcelona will make changes to its payroll for the 2021 season, with the departure of players such as Jonatan Álvez, Michael Arroyo and the possible loans of young talents such as Stalin Caicedo, Jean Carlo Montaño, among others. But, it will also add reinforcements to face the LigaPro tournament, the Copa Libertadores and, possibly, the Ecuador Cup (a tournament that is still under analysis).

Bustos explained that in the list of signings that he left to the board are the names of Gaibor and Ortiz. “Fernando Gaibor He is a great man, a very good soccer player. I wanted to take Joao Ortiz two years ago (to the Delfín, a club with which he was champion in 2019) “, he pondered.

“I left on a list with players, among those were the two of them,” added the Argentine coach to the Buenos Aires station. Here they also consulted him about the possible incorporation of the steering wheel Sergio Lopez, whom he also directed on the Dolphin.

Bustos did not confirm if his name is on the list, but he highlighted the qualities of the midfielder who played in Aucas in 2020. “I brought Sergio to Ecuadorian football. He is a natural hook, he has a good associated game, he has a good punch,” he said. .

He also stressed that his versatility on offense would be a plus if he reached the champion. “Sergio with me has played behind (Carlos) Garcés, on the outside, double five, mixed midfielder … for me he can play in the four offensive positions, he can do it on the left, on the right, in the middle …”, concluded.


“Managing Barcelona is like managing a national team”

Become the new leader of the LigaPro, just in the final stretch of the second stage, eased the heavy burden that Fabian Bustos has on his shoulders and that is why the Argentine coach said he was relieved by what happened after his team’s victory against Guayaquil City, marker that combined with the defeat of Emelec before Independent of the Valley, puts him near the goal, although the most difficult is still missing.

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In statements provided to Mundo Deportivo, Toro Bustos even made a comparison. “Coaching Barcelona is like directing a national team. I haven’t had the opportunity to coach a national team, but I imagine that is the case. Barcelona is a constant pressure“.

In the absence of three dates for the closing of the stage, the yellows accumulate 25 units, three more than their escorts Emelec and Guayaquil City. League of Quito, with 21 units, closes that block of pictures that follow with options to finish first.

The merit of the Canaries is to have won four of six possible points against direct rivals in these last two days, a factor that they hope will be decisive, although they know that with the irregularity that the day has presented they still cannot claim victory.

Finally, Bustos also took stock of what 2020 has represented for him and his team. “What we did in Liberators cup It was something extraordinary, no team had made it from the early stages to the group stage. “


Barcelona tied in their visit to Orense and lost the option to be a leader

Barcelona SC He reached the ninth date of the second stage with the option of adding three points and going up to first place. But he found a combative team from Orense that complicated the bullfighters. In the end they tied 0-0 against Orense, in the stadium May 9, this November 23, 2020.

The porteños were dominant. The midfield made up of Nixon Molina, Damián Díaz and Emmanuel Martinez they controlled the ball and generated passes that were not well capitalized. Jonatan Álvez had his chances to score, while the Machaleños held on and looked for counterattacks to reach the goal Javier Burrai.

Orense was ordered in defense and was able to control a Barcelona that at times was desperate to score. They were even able to open the scoring with mid-range shots and stopped ball plays.

Barcelona pressed, but also the high temperature generated greater wear. In the end, the DT Fabian Bustos could not take advantage and barely added a point.


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They put cold cloths in Barcelona to the criticism that coach Fabián Bustos has received of a sector of the fans that is dissatisfied with the operation of the Canarian team.

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Those comments gained intensity after the home draw against Liga de Quito at the Monumental and the fall against Olmedo as a visitor, even the victory over Independiente del Valle recently unleashed opposing voices, not because of the result, but because of the scheme of del Toro, described as a “speculator” on social media.

According to the sports vice president of Barcelona, ​​Aquiles Álvarez, they are satisfied with the work of the yellow strategist, that did not pass the group stage of the Copa Libertadores de América after accessing that instance by overcoming previous rounds.

“Beyond the media issue, as a leadership we are calm, we understand football from another perspective. Professor Bustos’s campaign in numbers is very good. The first stage left us because of football. All teams want to be champions and in the second stage we are up ”, the Canarian manager said.

In addition, he endorsed him by saying that they are witnesses of the work of the strategist, that last season he reached the national title with the Dolphin.


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“We see his work day by day, we have seen a media issue against him. But we support him and on the remaining dates we hope to reach the final, “added Álvarez, before the match against El Nacional, which will be played today at the Atahualpa Olympic Stadium, starting at 7:00 p.m.

Is that the three points become urgent for the canaries in an effort to get first place in the stage, which would allow him to qualify for the next edition of the Copa Libertadores and play the final of the tournament against the Quito League.

For this duel, Barcelona will not be able to count on Mario Pineida, who meets the Ecuadorian soccer team. From then on, Bustos has complete equipment to measure the military, who in the first stage added a goalless draw at Coloso del Salado.


The Barcelona SC board of directors supported the continuity of DT Fabián Bustos

The Barcelona SC board of directors supported the work of DT Fabián Bustos in command of the squad, which seeks to reach the final of LigaPro with Liga de Quito. The ‘Canarian’ team occupies second place in the LigaPro with 13 units and a lower goal difference than the white box.

Aquiles Álvarez, vice president of the bullfighting team, indicated that the board “is totally calm” with the performance of the Argentine coach, despite the elimination in the group stage of the 2020 Copa Libertadores.

“The campaign of the teacher (Fabián Bustos) is very good. We believe that he had a good first stage and it got out of hand due to situations that occur in football. Obviously Barcelona has to always seek to be champion and today only by goal difference we are practically first. In our internal analysis we highlight the professor, because we see the day-to-day work of him and his coaching staff, “said Álvarez, at a press conference.

Álvarez indicated that there is a “media issue” against the coach, but the club has not considered a change. He pointed out that the leaders of the yellow club are used to dealing with pressure from journalists.

As for signings for the following year, the directors of Barcelona SC avoided pronouncing themselves, but expressed that the midfielder Emmanuel Martinez He could renew for four seasons and the side is also on the list Byron Castillo.

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Barcelona drew 2-2 against Liga de Quito, but retained the leadership of LigaPro

Barcelona SC tied 2-2 with League of Quito this Sunday, November 1, 2020. The comparison corresponded to the fourth date of the secondstage of LigaPro. The many bullfighters were Christian Colman and Damián Díaz. For the albos they were made by the Colombian Cristian Martinez Borja and Jordi Alcívar.

DT Pablo Repetto’s pupils were cornered at the beginning and managed to leave their area without much clarity. The bullfighters imposed their collective game and at times had lucid plays that could end in a goal.

Damían Díaz, Emmanuel Martínez and Christian Colman were the most dangerous players.

It was difficult for the albos, at least until minute 15, to have a good team game. Neither Lucas Villarruel nor Junior Sornoza could play their game and look for Cristian Martínez Borja. The Colombian striker was forced to go down to midfield to help recover the ball.

When Liga left spaces, Barcelona tried to be fine with their passes. Thus they managed to reach the arch of the Argentine Adrián Gabbarini.

For their part, the university students tried to surprise the Guayaquileños with medium-distance shots. José Quintero, who was encouraged to shoot, but the ball was controlled by Javier Burrai.

At minute 34, Barcelona attacked Byron Castillo, took out two defenders and in the one-on-one with Gabbarini dropped. DT Fabián Bustos claimed a penalty.

In the 45th minute, Colman received a deep pass. The Paraguayan only needed to touch the ball with the tip of his foot to send the ball to the bottom of the net of Gabbarini’s goal. In the previous play, Sornoza made a mistake in the pass and that caused the lethal counterattack.

At the beginning of the second half, Liga tried to impose its game. He had more clarity in the bullfighting area.

At minute 51 he had the opportunity to equalize the score with a free kick from Moisés Corozo, but the ball hit the wall.

At minute 53, Castillo again went into the area and took a cross for Argentine Diaz. Without any mark, he took a shot at ground level that put the locals to win 2-0.

DT Pablo Repetto’s pupils took advantage of the bands and tried to look for a header or a shot with centers. Thus came, at minute 66, the discount goal. A center that was poorly cleared by Darío Aimar, the ball hit the vertical and the coffee grower responded with his goal.

After the goal and the changes made by Repetto, Liga improved. At minute 74 came the equalizer with a mid-distance shot from Jordi Alcívar finished off with his left leg and left Burrai on the floor.

On the next date. Liga receives at the Rodrigo Paz Delgado stadium Pray and Barcelona visits the Riobamba Olympic Stadium at Olmedo.