If there is something positive to highlight from the passage of the Mexico team for the World Cup in Qatar 2022 is the consolidation of Luis Chavez in the starting eleven. the footballer of Pachuca He had good performances and closed his participation in the tournament with a great goal from a free kick against Saudi Arabia. In a recent interview, the midfielder spoke about the possibility of being the new benchmark for ‘Tri’. He is convinced that he can assume that role and lead the team to the 2026 World Cup.
In conversation with Hugo Ramírez, a TUDN reporter, the 27-year-old player responded to the question of his consolidation in the ‘Aztec’ team, which will now begin a new era under the orders of coach Diego Cocca. “If it can be. An important group of young players is coming and I think I can assume that role”, he pointed out.
Luis Chávez also took a moment to remember that great goal in Qatar 2022 that made millions of Mexicans scream and jump. “I concentrated on getting the shot past the barrier and being strong, I knew it was a bit of a distance, so I hit it with faith and thank God it came out as a great goal. The 2-0 in a World Cup and my first goal, I think it was a set of emotions that I couldn’t explain to you”, he added.
Finally, the Mexican referred to his beginnings in ‘Aztec’ soccer. For Chávez, the help of the now “Tri” coach, Diego Cocca, and Miguel “Piojo” Herrera, was important. “Cocca, along with Miguel Herrera, were one of the two coaches who gave me the most confidence when they were on the bench in Tijuana”, he concluded.
It should be noted that Luis Chávez is the undisputed starter in Pachuca. He has played all nine matches for his team in the 2023 Clausura tournament of Liga MX. He has scored a goal and has given three assists. The team led by Guillermo Almada is in sixth position with 16 points, only 5 behind the leader Monterrey.
Pachuca: when is your next game?
Pachuca started the Clausura 2023 tournament very well, but lost its last two games against Tijuana and Toluca. He is obliged to visit America as a visitor if he does not want to get away from the first places. The duel, corresponding to the date 10, is scheduled for Saturday March 4 from 7:05 pm (Mexican time).
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