February 21, 2024

Cassio says he played without recovering 100% and puts Corinthians strong against Atletico MG | Corinthians

a Corinthians He won again after eight matches without interruption, in a good match against Fluminense, with one detail: goalkeeper Cassio returned to the team’s goal without recovering 100% from tonsillitis, which he took out of the match against Argentinos Junior, by CONMEBOL. Libertadores.

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The owner of important defenses throughout the match, Cassio revealed in the mixed area of ​​the field that he took an injection to try to help the team in the last duel, against Argentinos Juniors, in Buenos Aires, but ended up giving way to Carlos Miguel. .

– On Monday I had tonsillitis and was treated, given an injection. The tendency was to improve. I couldn’t practice on Tuesday, so I traveled with the team to practice on Wednesday. I had dinner with the team on Tuesday and left on Thursday only to come back with the team, nothing happened and I didn’t recover and didn’t play. Miguel played and the team got the important point that keeps us alive, it depends on us. On the way back, I trained on Friday and on Saturday I also trained. I’m not 100%, but I was able to contribute and we got the victory – said the goalkeeper.

Happy with the team’s “commitment and dedication”, the goalkeeper is already planning a duel next Wednesday against Atletico MG, in the Round of 16 of the Brazilian Cup, where the team will have to reverse the score 2-0 in exchange for advancing to the quarter-finals. The duel will be at the New Quimeca Arena.

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It will be an important match. Thinking of this match, with two goals behind, but we will play at home and with a full stadium. Having positive scores makes you gain morale and can play a good game to get the rating. We needed this win, we needed to get out of this situation and in front of a great team. We left delighted with the commitment and dedication. Victory gives confidence. We were hitting the post, and getting that win was very important. We’re out of the zone, now it’s time to think about looking forward, – continued Cássio.

The result against Flo put Timão in 14th place in the Brazilian league table and kept them out of the relegation zone. As for competition, the next duel will be against American-MG, away from home, next Saturday, in Belo Horizonte.

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– Happy for everything. Everyone is very committed to taking Corinthians from this case. Not only was it upsetting for the fans, but for us as well. Each position somewhat uncomfortable, he was conceding goals throughout the game. Happy with the result, one that gives confidence in the search for greater things. Starting tomorrow we focus on the next match, let’s have a little fun today – it’s over.

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