After confirming the list of players who will travel to the friendly match with Nicaragua in Managua, coach Hugo Pérez addressed any speculation about various absences and clarified the reasons why the legionnaires Alex Roldan and Erick Zavaleta They are not called for the last friendly match of the year on FIFA dates.
Pérez clarified on his Twitter account that Roldán was left out of the squad because he is on vacation after the elimination of his club from the MLS, which is playing the final this weekend. That, added to the short time in which the commitment against Nicaragua was planned, left the Seattle Sounders player out.
“Roldán is not here because his team did not enter the playoffs and the Nicaragua game was not in the plans, it just happened”said Hugo Perez. Regarding the loss of Zavaleta, defender of the Los Angeles Galaxy, the DT mentioned that it is due to the fact that he underwent surgery for a hernia, for which he will be recovering for several days.
Both players just finished season in MLS. The coach also made changes to his payroll for a commitment that will serve to close the year.