Robinho Lazaró moved to a total of five leagues and one cup success in his near-nine years of management. However, the Apertura doesn't, in Lazaró's mind anyway, count as being the national champion.
Robinho Lazaró was allowed the luxury of about a week for his head to recover from the baffling concept that is the Colombian Liga BetPlay Dimayor. His América de Cali side played 74 matches in the 2029 season, and looked set to play just as many in the coming campaign if they wanted any chance of success!
A seemingly neverending season, in which América had already played 38 games at the halfway mark, now saw them tackle the Finalización stage of the campaign.