Both coaches began their career in 2015, with a totally different origin; Solari as a former world star and Holan without any prior record as a player
The duel between Leon and AmericaIn addition to being the confrontation between leader and second place, it will have a duel between Argentine technical directors. On one side will be Ariel holan, who has been characterized as a student of the field, has even directed field hockey teams and on the other front, is Santiago Solari, who triumphed as a player and now directs his second team, after the experience he had in the Real Madrid bench.
Hello had his first opportunity in soccer in 2004 as Jorge Burruchaga’s collaborator at Arsenal de Sarandí, at which time Solari He already had nine championships as a footballer and was living his last year at Real Madrid.
Solari He appeared as a player with River Plate, a team in which he won three league championships. He had a year and a half with Atlético de Madrid, until he arrived at Real Madrid for the 2000/2001 season, a team he left in 2005, after winning two leagues, two Super Cups, a Champions League and a European Super Cup.
While Solari He triumphed in Italy, with six championships, in addition to passing through San Lorenzo, Atlante and Peñarol, Hello he prepared as an assistant, he was even part of Matías Almeyda’s work team to achieve the ascent to the maximum circuit with River Plate.
Hello He received his first opportunity as a coach of the highest circuit in 2015 with Defensa y Justicia. In that same year, Solari He entered the lower ranks of Real Madrid as technical director.
The ‘Indiecito’ remained as a strategist in the minor meringues categories, while Hello He went from Defense and Justice to Independiente, a team with which he won a South American Cup in 2017.
One year later, in 2018, Solari He was appointed as interim coach of Real Madrid, but finally he was left with the position of technical director, which he held until 2019, with a Club World Cup.
Solari stayed away from the pitch from 2019 until 2021 when he took over the reins of the America. However, at that time Hello He left Independiente, signed with the Catholic University, with which he won the Chilean league, as well as Santos from Brazil.
2021 marked the arrival of both strategists to the MX League. For Guard1anes Closing 2021, Solari arrived at America; while Hello signed with Lion in the Apertura 2021.