Mexico. The coach of the San Francisco 49ers, Kyle Shanahan, declares that he fell in love with Aztec stadium for the support his team received from most of the 78,427 who were in the match against Arizona Cardinals.
“It was better than we expected; I didn’t know exactly what it was going to be like, but when I saw people bullying the opposing team and cheering for us, I thought, ‘This is going to be something very special,’” the coach said after the 49ers’ 38-10 win over the Los Angeles Lakers. Cardinals.
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The victory in the game that closed week 11 of the 2022 season of the nfl it required a great adaptation due to the height of 2,400 meters above sea level at which Mexico City is located, he pointed out Kyle Shanahan.
“The most difficult thing was the altitude, it was complicated from the time we came to the stadium and in the first quarter, but after that we were able to connect and we made our offense work,” he added.
In preparation for acclimatizing to the heights of the Mexican capital, the 49ers worked four days in Colorado Springs, south of Denverwhich is 1,839 meters.
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The coach also highlighted the performance of his quarterback Jimmy garoppolowho connected on four touchdown passes.
“When Jimmy is healthy, he takes our guys to a very high level, I think that’s what happened on the field today, without forgetting what they bring us. McCaffreySamuel, Kittle, we have a very resourceful offense.”
Over the Cardinalsthe head coach recognized that he is a rival that has always been difficult for them.
“It’s a very tough team, today we were aggressive with the variety of plays on the ground and through the air, but in addition to how we attacked, our defense performed very well.”
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with this result San Francisco climbed to the leadership of the West division of the National Conference with six wins and four losses.
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