Christian Cueva officially premiered this Thursday with the Al Fateh during the clash against Al Ittihad, on date 17 of the Saudi Professional League. The midfielder of the Peruvian Selection he entered in the 76th minute to replace his teammate, Saudi Tawfiq Buhumaid.
‘Aladino’ jumped onto the field of the Prince Abdullah al-Faisal stadium in the middle of an adverse situation for his team because they lost 3-1. Despite this, the midfielder tried to collaborate with the cast based in Al-Hasa and was located on the left side of the sector, although at times it came from the center of the field.
Cave was announced as a backup for Al Fateh on January 25. Since then, the offensive player has been preparing to be ready for his debut. This is how coach Yannick Ferrera confirmed him on the payroll for this contest.
“Christian is going to play the next game against Al Ittihad. I don’t know if the game is going to start, because we have to bear in mind that in the last two months he has not played a game and we don’t want to burn it ”, said the strategist in the anteroom in a statement for Latina Televisión.
Christian Cueva He has added minutes for the first time since last November 18 when he played 80 ′ with the Peruvian team against Argentina in the Qualifiers on the way to Qatar 2022. Then, the attacker returned to Yeni Malatyaspor of Turkey and continued with the punishment imposed by the club. Later, the ’10 ′ dissociated himself from that institution to try his luck in Saudi Arabia.
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