To stamp a place in Libertadores, Atlético-PR faces Corinthians in São Paulo
If you win, the place at Libertadores 2017 is guaranteed, this is the goal of Atlético Paranaense this Saturday (26). Rubro-negro enters the field at 21h, at Arena Corinthians, for the 37th round of the Brazilian championship. Against or Corinthians, a direct opponent for the G-6, Atlético guarantee the classification if they win the duel. With 55 points, Hurricane is in fifth place, with a point of advantage for the São Paulo team, which is in seventh.
The coach Paulo Autuori will have an embezzlement in relation to the team that started in the victory against Sport, last Sunday (20). Left-back Nicolas was vetoed by the Medical Department after finding fatigue, in his place the tendency is for Sidcley to enter. The other ten players will be the same, maintaining the 4-3-3 scheme when attacking and the 4-5-1 with the team without the ball.
With the second best defense of the championship, the midfielder Otávio highlighted the guidelines given by Autuori for the behavior that the team must have. “Paulo Autuori has been telling us to keep the lines close, the system well defined and with the players connected in the functions. We have to do our best. Thus, we will have a great game and get closer to achieving what we have planned ”.
The Atletican commander highlighted at the last press conference the strength of the Corinthians squad and the Arena. “We are going to face a very difficult environment, which is normal. And we have to get used to it more and more. I hope that we can take advantage of the environment and show that we have been moving towards being a competitive team. Regardless of the match, we have to play good football. We will not give that up ”.
CORINTHIANS X ATLÉTICO-PR
Corinthians: Walter; Fagner, Vilson, Balbuena and Uendel; Cristian; Marquinhos Gabriel, Camacho, Rodriguinho and Marlone; Romero.
Technical: Oswaldo Oliveira.
Athletic-PR: Weverton; Léo, Paulo André, Thiago Heleno and Sidcley; Otávio, Hernani and Lucho González; Lucas Fernandes, Pablo and André Lima.
Technical: Paulo Autuori.
Local: Corinthians Arena, in São Paulo (SP)
Date / TimeNov 26, 2020 at 21h
Referee: Leandro Pedro Vuaden (FIFA-RS)
Assistants: Elio Nepomuceno de Andrade Junior (RS) and Lucio Beiersdorf Flor (RS)
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