Guillermo Almada and Diego Valdés star in discussion when leaving the exchange in Santos vs Juárez

Diego Valdés demanded to get out of change, a situation that caused the reaction of his coach and Almada claimed the gesture on the bench

Diego Valdés and Guillermo Almada staged a discussion during the match between Santos vs. FC Juárez of day 7 of the Apertura 2021. The members of the Warriors had an incident when they yelled at each other on the bench at the Torreón stadium.

The Chilean striker claimed his coach that it is always the first change of Saints in the matches, he showed discomfort with shouting and kicking when he reached the bench area of ​​the Torreón stadium.

Guillermo Almada he noticed the gesture of Diego Valdes and he addressed the player and it was that the discussion between both elements of the Warriors began.

The slaps and screams were evident between Almada and Valdés, marking an incident that highlighted the triumph of Santos 2-0 over FC Juárez.

Guillermo Almada decided to withdraw from the field of play Diego Valdes at minute 74, to give entry to the Dutch Alessio Sergio da Cruz, who in the end ended up putting the final 2-0.

ValdesHowever, with this game there were already four where his technician relieved him before the game ended, after starting as a starter in all days.

Diego Valdes he was substituted at minute 80 against Necaxa on Date 1; In 2 and 3, against Cruz Azul and Tigres, respectively, they finished the matches, while Almada He took it out at 76 ‘in 4, against Chivas, and in 5, against Atlas, he left the game at the end of the first half.


Guillermo Almada was cautious in the post-match press conference on the case of Diego Valdes.

The technician of the Santos Laguna he limited himself to pointing out: “It is understandable when one makes a change, wants to continue playing, and nothing, I went to clarify certain situations that I do not like to leave in the air and nothing more than that. I gave him an opinion that I wanted to give him. and just that; he accepted it and understood it. “