Fabian Bustos on Sporting Cristal's absence from Copa Libertadores: “They left”

Universitario's coach, Fabian Bustos, spoke about the competition that awaits the Merengue club in the coming weeks and compared it to Sporting Cristal.

Fabian Bustos surprised with his comments on Sporting Cristal. | Photo: Carlos Arrunátegui / Luis Jiménez – Líbero

University and Game Crystal At the end of Matchday 11, they are fighting for the top spots in the 2024 Apertura tournament table, but the Meringue are a point behind Anderson Moreira's side.

In that sense, the cream DT Fabian Bustos Apart from competing in Ligue 1, he assured that the 'U's currently have a more complex competition. Libertadores Cup. For its part, Crystal dropped out of the tournament, so it could only focus on the local championship.

“On Friday we have to go out and win the Tarapoto game (against Unión Comercio) and get our points. They depend on them and we depend on us. We have to go game by game. We have a doubleheader, They were let out. We must pay attention. We know we have to compete,” he told a press conference.

Photo: Luis Jimenez / LÍBERO

It is important to remember that Sporting Cristal qualified for the initial stage of the Libertadores as a result of their score in Ligue 1 2023. In this way, Bajopontino actors should always be ready for the 1st phase of the competition.

Unfortunately for Reims fans, the team suffered a heavy defeat against Bolivian opposition in the first leg, 6-1. Although Crystal later won the National 3-1, they were eliminated from the international competition.

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