September 25, 2022
Atlético-MG: Cuca defends Hulk after striker hears boos from the crowd |  Athlete - mg

Atlético-MG: Cuca defends Hulk after striker hears boos from the crowd | Athlete – mg

The main attacker Atletico MG, Hulk has been replaced by Cuca for the second game in a row on a dull afternoon against Goiás, in Mineirão, this Saturday. After the defeat, which prevented Gallo from entering the group of 6 in the table, the coach explained the switch and went out to defend the striker.

Hulk analyzes Atlético-MG’s home defeat: “There is no point in creating countless chances and not winning the match”

As he walked to make way for Sasha, in the second half, he was the league’s top scorer Atletico MG I heard a mixture of boos and applause from the audience. Even with the substitution, Cuca appreciated the importance of the Hulk on the field.

– It’s very important to us, it was last year and still is. We have to pass this trust on to him. Not with words, it’s with action. Like every player, there are days that don’t go well. There are teammates to replace him as he was in the last game and today. But the trend is for him to get back to good football and help us as he helped last year.

Hulk, of Atlético-MG, during a match against Goiás, in Mineirão – Photo: Fernando Moreno/AGIF

Hulk is a scorer in Atletico MG In the season, but the lack of four games without goals contrasted with the performance obtained last year. In 2021, Hulk finished the year with 68 goals, to be the top scorer in the Brazilian League.

The striker’s last goal against Palmeiras was a penalty kick. The last time he scored with a dribble was in June, away Brazil Cupagainst flamingo.

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After the defeat to Goiás, Hulk did not know how to explain the cause of the bad stage, but he gave the solution to the transformation.

– Nobody can explain. This is football, when you are at this point you have to try to focus and work, because things start to happen in a positive way after that. Then the goal starts to come in and then we’ll make better use of all our balls – Hulk said.

– It’s no use, football is like that. There is no point in creating countless chances and not winning the match. The result erases many things and it is useless for us to control the game and create endless opportunities and not win the match. We are so sorry, because we work hard and create. Then we get to the matches, we play better than the opponent and we can’t win.

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