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THE SQUAD PLAYS IN VENEZUELA

05 Aug 2008
Deportivo will fulfill on Thursday’s morning (02h30) the third and last friendly match in Venezuela. It’s a confrontation against the current champion in the country: Deportivo T??chira. For this game, Lotina has a secure casualty: Antonio Tom??s, who suffered a muscular problem on Sunday.

The squad arrived on Tuesday to San Crist??bal in order to play the last friendly match of the Venezuelan tour. The game will be played on Thursday’s morning at Estadio Pueblo Nuevo against D?©portivo Tachira, the current champion in Venezuela. A few hours after the end of the game, the squad will return to Spain.

It’s expected that coach Lotina will use some of the players that haven’t participated yet in the tour like the case of Xisco, who was injured for the past game against Maritimo. For the confrontation against T??chira, the Basque coach only has the casualty of Antonio Tom??s who suffered a muscular injury during a training that took place after the game against the Portuguese side.

This is also the last friendly game for Deportivo T??chira before starting the league. They presented the squad to the fans during the week, the main novelties in the new squad are Argentinean midfielder Guillermo Beraza, Venezuelan star Tom??s Rinc??n and the young striker Yonathan Del Valle. The Venezuelan champion will debut in the local league on Sunday 10 against Estella Roja from Caracas.


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