A really arduous blow for the Brazilians, who have already got a complete group that will be unable to journey to Buenos Aires for Tuesday’s rematch towards Gallardo’s group for the spherical of 16 of the Copa Libertadores.
There are simply days left till the long-awaited Tuesday at 7.15pm, the place River and Athletico Paranaense will outline the cross to the quarterfinals of the Copa Libertadores after the 1-1 within the first leg. The Brazilians got here to the primary recreation troublesome after dropping six gamers on account of coronavirus instances, however now they may have it much more troublesome. The membership reported 5 new infections after which there will probably be 11 footballers who will be unable to journey to Buenos Aires.
Santos, Jandrei, Leonardo Linck, Fernando Canesin, Zé Ivaldo, Alvarado, Geuvanio, Nikao, Abner, Khellven and Felipe Aguilar are the gamers who will probably be neglected of the decision. Coach Paulo Autuori should juggle to have the ability to put collectively the formation.
Essentially the most hanging factor is that, within the first leg, with out the beginning goalkeeper or the substitute, he needed to go for the youthful Bento (21 years previous), who till the sport with River had by no means put his gloves on professionally.
Till a couple of months in the past he was the fifth goalkeeper of the group, however the membership gave up Leo (Río Ave de Portugal) and Anderson (Náutico Capibaribe of the second division) and was third goalkeeper. His substitute, Leo Linck, additionally has no expertise within the First Division and now he jumped among the many positives, so he additionally loses who was an alternate for the aim in case of one thing unexpected through the recreation.
Within the framework of the twenty third day of the Brasileirao, Paranaense will face Palmeiras this Saturday at 17, one other of the golf equipment that has been having a nasty time with infections. The brand new checks had been carried out on Thursday and had been introduced on Friday night time.
In the primary group, there are instances of gamers who once more examined optimistic and, in keeping with the protocol of the Brazilian Soccer Confederation, may act towards the São Paulo group. Nevertheless, Athletico will resolve to not use them as a precaution.
Santos (from November 23)
Jandrei (since November 23)
Leo Linck (November 26)
Zé Ivaldo (from November 23)
Felipe Aguilar (November 26)
Khellven (November 26)
Abner (since November 23)