Sebastián Córdova was debuted by Marcelo Michel Leaño in Necaxa and the next day they will meet again in the National Classic
Marcelo Michel Leaño, Chivas’ interim coach for the National Classic, was in charge of giving the first minutes to Sebastian Cordova in the highest circuit when America’s ’10’ was a Necaxa playerEven the footballer gave him the only title currently held by the Guadalajara manager in his career as technical director.
During Córdova’s training at America, the Eagles loaned the footballer on two occasions. He first went to Alebrijes de Oaxaca for the Apertura 2016, with which he only added five minutes in the then Ascenso MX, in addition to making his debut in the Copa MX.
On the way to Apertura 2018, the azulcremas lent it again, but this time to Necaxa, a team that for said tournament hired Marcelo Michel Leaño to direct them, who also made his debut as First Division coach.
Leaño and Córdova appeared with the hydrocalides in the 2018 MX Super Cup. They contested that championship against Monterrey. Sebastián was a starter in this commitment and just 25 minutes into the game, he scored the only goal of the commitment to give the title to the Aguascalientes team.
After the MX Super Cup, Córdova was not called up for the first two games of the Apertura 2018, but Michel Leaño took him to the substitute bench for the third match against Lobos BUAP on August 4, 2018. Sebastián, with the number ’22’ in his back, entered the field of play for Marcelo Allende at minute 75, at which time the match was 0-0. However, the Rays prevailed with so much solitude of Dieter villalpando in the aggregate time.
Córdova gained minutes after his work in the MX Super Cup and his debut in the First Division, a category in which he debuted as a scorer on September 22, 2018 against Toluca. That day, the ’22’ of the Rayos replaced Daniel Álvarez at 28 ‘. Only 12 minutes on the pitch were enough to open the scoring. However, the Devils came from behind and kept the three points after winning 3-2.
Leaño led 19 games at Necaxa, with seven wins, three draws and nine defeats. Of all the matches in which Marcelo Michel was on the rojiblanco bench, Córdova played eleven games.
Both will meet again three years after that experience that marked the debut in the First Division of the two. However, they will now be on opposite teams. Leaño will continue on the bench, but now in Guadalajara as interim coach and Córdova on the court with the ’10’ on the back of America’s shirt.