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Nicolás Castillo thought Pumas were more intense than Chivas

On Wednesday, in the quarter-finals of the Copa MX, Nicolás Castillo played in his first Súper Clásico, where América won 2-0.

When questioned about the intensity of the match, the América forward said the match seemed somewhat friendlier than the Clásico Capitalino against Pumas.

“In yesterday’s classic, I think it was totally different, more about history than anything.

“People were waiting for the game and for me, it seemed a little more friendly compared to what Pumas was, I felt more during the whole week,” he said in an interview with ESPN.

“When we faced Pumas, it looked more like football hatred… that you had to beat them any way you could.

“We played badly, I think people told us that. We wanted to kill them because it was a Classico and people demanded that.”

América and Chivas will play the second of two Súper Clásicos this Saturday in the 11th week of the Liga MX Clausura.