Eduardo Berizzo, coach of Paraguay, said that the midfielder “was concerned about the recovery.”
Exequiel Palacios’ very hard injury, after the knee that Ángel Romero gave him, occurred on Thursday, in the 1-1 draw between Argentina and Paraguay at the Bombonera. And this Sunday Eduardo Berizzo, the coach of the albirroja, spoke about the issue at the press conference that he gave at noon and said that Romero apologized to Palacios.
“I have spoken with Ángel (Romero) about this issue. He is very concerned about the health of his colleague. Angel contacted his colleague. It was an unfortunate action and he collides with Palacios (Exequiel). From here the desire that he recovers very soon, Ángel was concerned about his recovery, “said Toto.
“He apologized for an accidental action that occurred. In the post-match conference they asked me about that action and I interpreted that they were talking about a play with Robert Rojas, so I did not answer. I thought that by Angel they meant the play of the annulled goal. That’s why I didn’t want to refer, “commented the coach.
“Ángel is protected by the setback, comes out of a previous friction with (Nico) González and accidentally collides with Palacios. Concerned Ángel and all of us. From Asunción, a hug for Palacios and the desire that he recover very soon”, completed the Argentinian.
Palacios suffered direct trauma to the left paravertebral lumbar area, with a fracture of the transverse processes of the lumbar spine. Estimated recovery time is 3 months. Bayer Leverkusen warned that the idea is to take it to Germany as soon as possible.