Lainez: “This goal comes to me at a very good time”

The Betic extreme Diego Lainez made the most of the minutes given to him by the Mexican coach, Tata Martino, in the friendly this Tuesday between the Mexican national team and the Algeria team, against which he scored the 2-2 match that equaled the match just minutes from the end, his first goal as an absolute international. “I feel good having had a few minutes with the team. The truth is that I really wanted to play. I am happy for the goal. I think it comes at a very good time, I needed it and it came in handy. Thank God I was able to make my debut with the national team ”, he indicated Lainez during an interview on the TUDN television program ‘Line of 4’, from his native country, where there is much debate about his figure because of how little he has been playing for Real Betis.

“Even though things have not turned out in the best way for whatever reason, I believe that I have continued working and it will not be the exception. I will continue working because it is towards what I want, for my team and my family. I'll try to do my best and that's why that goal ”, added Lainez, proud that Martino He said in the preview of this game that the young player is “the future of the national team:“ That he comes from the teacher means a lot to me, I try to give the best I have in my team and in the national team. I will continue working hard, for these beautiful moments it is worth it ”.

On the lack of minutes at Real Betis, where this campaign has only played three minutes in the first day and has only played five starting games since his arrival in January 2019, comments the following: “Many people have their opinion and it is respectable, but I am in a high team. level, with very good players and what I have to do is not lower my guard, keep working. Take advantage of the minutes that arrive. When they have given them to me, I have done very well and I must try to continue working for the dream for which I am here and I will not lower my arms to try to achieve my goals ”.