November 29, 2022

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Pereira's coldness glorifies Corinthians' "spirit" and regrets embezzlement in the starting line-up against Boca

Pereira’s coldness glorifies Corinthians’ “spirit” and regrets embezzlement in the starting line-up against Boca

this tuesday, Corinthians tied 0-0 with Boca Juniors, at the New Coimica Arena, in the first leg of the round of 16 of the Libertadores. After the match, Vitor Pereira held a press conference and evaluated Timao’s performance.

“With all these problems, we faced Boca equally, and we had the chance to win, to score 1-0 or 2-1, a result like that. It wasn’t possible, but we played with the team we had. We found a way to screw up Boca, to create difficulties, so We played to the fullest of our options. We played a good game, had a soul and struggled,” declared the coach.

The Portuguese coach had a hard time climbing the team to make the decision. Corinthian interpretation Eight embezzlement For fencing: Rafael Ramos (groin pain), Maicon (groin injury), Paulinho (left knee ligament injury), Gil (right thigh injury), Gustavo Silva (tendinitis), Renato Augusto (calf discomfort), de Queiroz (Thigh contracture) and Cantelo (discontinued). Vítor Pereira was honest and said he didn’t have a large number of casualties in the team to climb a team, but, on the other hand, he praised the attitude of the team holders.

“Really, I’ve never had such a scenario in my career. There are so many players, you could almost make a team, right? The last time we faced Boca, we had a lot more solutions than we have now. Now, we have a lot less solutions, But we give the Corinthian spirit, we hit evenly and we could have won, so that’s what I’m proud of and it’s based on that we will continue to survive this black tide,” the coach said.

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Finally, the coach avoided making predictions for the second leg and asked to focus on Corinthians’ upcoming duel, against Fluminense, on Saturday, 4:30 pm, in the Maracana, in Rio de Janeiro. In addition, Vitor Pereira insisted on giving his opinion on the main reason for the many difficulties when assembling the team for these matches: the calendar.

“The Brazilian calendar is slaughtering us and taking our players. Today, two more … We have to go to Fluminense, then to Argentina and have another match against Boca. The best thing is to rest, sleep and start thinking about the team, starting tomorrow to play against Fluminense, “concluded Vitor Pereira .

The second leg of the round of 16 will be against Libertadores within a week, next Tuesday. Corinthians travel to Buenos Aires, when they face Boca Juniors, in Bombonera, at 21:30.

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