Wagner will not be able to play again with Corinthians in Brazil 2022. As happened against Botafogo in Rio de Janeiro, The right-back will not be able to play against Avey, on Saturday, at the New Coimica Arena.
The duel with Santa Catarina will be the second and final match to be suspended. Wagner was sent off in the last match of the competition last year, against Juventus. Sentenced by the Supreme Court of Sport Justice (STJD), in January of this year, he was suspended for two matches in Brazilian Football Confederation competitions.
It is worth noting that the prosecutor of the Special Tribunal for Justice and Democracy (STJD) assessed the two-game penalty as insufficient, appealed to the entity’s plenary session and a new trial will take place until the end of the month.. If the penalty increases, Wagner will have to be suspended after Brazil.
Since there is no trial until Wednesday, Wagner will return to the squad in a duel with Portuguesa-RJ, for the Brasil Cup. The game is scheduled in the city of Londrina (PR).
Double dispute on the spot
Coach Vitor Pereira will have two options for occupying the right flank on Saturday night, when Corinthians host Avey at the New Quémica Arena. Joao Pedro, who has been with the club since last year, and newcomer Rafael Ramos.
Joao Pedro was a key player in Libertadores’ debut in Bolivia, but he underperformed and scored the first penalty kick. The number 2 shirt was kept against Botafogo, in Rio de Janeiro, and his performance was even better that the coach praised him.
Rafael Ramos has not yet played for Corinthians. The 27-year-old has been signed by the club and will present on Friday afternoon. The team was playing for Santa Clara from his country, he is in good physical health.
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