It’s no secret that this change bodes well for James Rodriguez’s future. With a fresh wind in his shirt and the illusion of winning back titles in the old continent, James begins to steer a ship damaged by the early elimination of the uefa Europa League at Olympiacos, waiting for the illusion to stay with the conference. League, until they beat Nantes on the final group date. There, if they tie the streak in a European tournament, Colombia could be in the game.
James Rodríguez has already arrived with Marcelo Vieira as two key players in the season that has already started. Michael Gonzalez has put his full faith in the Colombian, who has responded with goals and assists at a club that keeps him at the top of Greek football. In his fifth game in the Hellenic jersey, James started again and scored a sensational goal that was praised by the local media in Greece.
Olympiakos beat Lamia 2-0 and James Rodriguez opened the door with another header to seal the victory, before his teammate Cedric Pakambu closed with another goal. With this victory, the Rojiblancos, dictated by Rodríguez’s hunger for victory, added 20 points and finished third, ten points behind competition leaders Panathinaikos.
As usual, the Greek media did not hesitate to praise the Colombian again. On previous occasions, they had placed him as a hope for titles at Olympiakos, and now, media outlet Sport Day said, “James Rodríguez continues to confirm that he is determined to make history with the red and whites of Brayez”. James Rodriguez is already the second player with two goals and the team’s top assist with two.
The same outlet wrote, “In a league at the level of the Greek league, it also confirms that you can make a difference… even by walking. And James is in no mood to run and fight when he can’t walk. But all is not happiness, as the aforementioned newspaper James needs a team of his caliber.” said, “Possible Infom. Bagambu Killer. Peel Artist. Biology M’Vila. Of course, Soldier Masouras. Even Childish Doi is beginning to look as indispensable as a cadet.”
James Rodriguez-less Olympiakos will try to seal qualification for the UEFA Conference League by hosting Nantes on the final day of the Europa League. Colombians can enter there. However, James’ next game will be on Sunday, November 6, against Panathinaikos.