Squad news


01 Mar 2012
Diego Colotto is fit to play after surpassing a hamstring problem, while the competition committee has lifted the red card saw by Ze Castro on the past weekend, so Oltra is ready play with the same defensive line of the past matches.

Diego Colotto completed Wednesday’s training without any problem and is ready to play on Friday before AD Alcorcón; it was a session without intensity, but in any case the Argentine seems ready after been dragging a hamstring problem from the past weekend. Coach Oltra confirmed his progression, the player will past a late test on Thursday and it’s expected that he will lead the defense for the upcoming meeting at the Riazor.

Meanwhile the competition committee of the Spanish federation lifted the red card that Ze Castro saw before CE Sabadell, the instance announced that it was clear that the Portuguese defender didn’t want to touch the ball with his hand, so there is no sanction and the defender is available for Friday.

In other news Oltra said on Wednesday that he isn’t pending in the return of striker Lassad Nouioui and left winger Andrés Guardado, in other words both players aren’t part of his plans for Friday. It means that Xisco will be the alternative on the bench, while Diogo Salomão makes a step forward claiming a spot at the starting formation. To mention that Lassad played 59 minutes in the 1-1 draw between Tunisia and Peru, he returns to La Coruña today.

In the end Oltra could be presenting the starting eleven that lost at Sabadell with only one novelty; Daniel Aranzubia continues defending the goal, Laureano Sanabria ‘Laure’ performs at the right-back position, Claudio Morel should stay playing on the left, while Ze Castro joins Diego Colotto at the centre.

It’s expected that Álex Bergantiños and Juan Dominguez will keep performing at midfield, Bruno Gama should stay covering the right wing, Diego Salomão enters into the starting formation in order to perform on the left, which represents the only modification in the formation, Juan Carlos Valerón will be the guidance in attack and Riki the central attacker.



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