Cristian Casseres Jr.

Cristian Cásseres Jr. and the Under-23 Venezuelan National Team ended their run in the 2020 CONMEBOL Pre-Olympic Tournament on January 30 after losing to Argentina’s U-23, 4-1. Venezuela’s U-23 won one game -- 1-0 vs. Ecuador -- and lost three -- 1-0 vs. Chile, 2-1 vs. Colombia and 4-1 vs. Argentina. 

Cásseres Jr. started all group stage games for La Vinotinto, and even got an assist in the second group stage game against Ecuador.

According to stats distributed by CONMEBOL after each game, against Chile, the Red Bulls midfielder finished the game with three recoveries; against Ecuador, he got seven recoveries and three interceptions to go with his assist; against Colombia, he got nine recoveries and one interception; against Argentina, he finished the game with five recoveries and one interception. 

The Venezuelan midfielder is expected to join the team in the upcoming days.