Mono Burgos’ good moment in Greece’s Aris: he won the classic and is one step away from qualifying for the cups

Burgos have only lost one game since taking over in Greece: against near-champions Olympiacos (Picture: Aris Salonika)

the step of German Adrian Ramon Burgos for Greek football has a strong impact on European territory: its Aris of Thessaloniki won the classic and is on track to reach the Europa Conference League. With goals from Cheick Doukouré, the team leading the Bow was strong at home against PAOK: this won 1-0 and kept their distance from Panathinaikoswho triumphed in a courageous save against the already almost champion Olympiacos.

The former goalkeeper of River Plate, Atlético de Madrid and the Argentine national team, among others, arrived in the Greek cast at the end of February and reversed a situation that seemed difficult. He got five wins, two draws and suffered only one defeat to put the team in the final hex, which now has him as one of the main performers.

If Olympiacos entered this final phase almost champion, facing the six best teams of the tournament – the points obtained throughout the tournament remain the same -, the Aris de Burgos climbed to third position at this time with 53 points under the Olympiacos (70) and PAOK (59)a rival he overcame over the weekend to stay third in the standings.

Beyond that mathematically the title is almost defined while there are five days left for the closing of the tournament, this playoffs among the six best allows distribute a ticket for the first round of the Champions League for the champ and two passes for the Europa Conference League for the next two in the count. Currently, the Aris would participate in this international competition.

While today PAOK and Aris would take over this advantage, the emblematic Panathinaikos He does not lose sight of them since after having beaten the almost champion on this date he walks with 51 units to two of the representative commanded by the 53-year-old Argentinian DT. Particularly the only loss of Bow so far it was precisely against Olympiacosa team that he has barely lost 2 games out of the 30 presentations he has accumulated so far in the Greek Super League.

After accompanying Diego cholos Simeone for nearly a successful decade at Atlético de Madrid, Burgos launched himself as a head coach with a first Experience at Newell in Rosario, where he remained 15 games with four wins, six draws and five defeats. “When we arrived at Newell’s, we received the team that had scored 1 point in five games. We were six games unbeaten. If you go to everything Newell had done before, it had been a long time since he had a six game unbeaten streak. We cut that losing streak and gave the team a boost. The team and the minor divisions. We take out ten players with debuts and goals, for example. There are several positive things. But we cut off those negative energies as soon as we arrived,” he said months ago in an interview with Infobae about this first step as a solo DT.

I have set up an office at home with two assistants who constantly anticipate situations and look for data or things for when a team calls us: in two days you have to know everything. In two days you need to know who are the ones who are going to help you in the inferiors, how many players they have in the national teams, how many debuted in the first, how many had minutes in the first, you start inferiors up “, he explained in this note while waiting for an attractive offer to resume his journey. Finally, he accepted the proposal of Aris, who when he took office had suffered the deletion of 6 points by decision of the Greek federation and was in eighth position in the table.

In his team he has the Argentines Daniel Mancini (formerly Newell’s), Matthew Garcia (former Institute) and Facundo Bertoglio (emerged from Colón de Santa Fe), in addition to the naturalized Argentine Paraguayan Juan-Manuel Iturbe, which had stages through Quilmes and River Plate in Argentina. Mancini and Iturbe were on the move in the classic against PAOK, while García came on in the second half and Bertoglio ran out of minutes on the substitutes’ bench.


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