Corinthians made their first action after beating Fortaleza on Monday morning, at CT Joachim Grava. After training, the club released the list of players related to the trip to Colombia, which will take place this Monday afternoon, and among the main absences were two names: Victor Pereira and Paulinho.
The steering wheel was already expectedly low. The player took a hit in the first half against Fortaleza, at the Neo Química Arena, and had to be substituted by Du Queiroz. At the end of the duel, The athlete himself confirmed a sprain in the left knee. He will have exams on Monday afternoon.
Vitor Pereira’s case is also linked to Covid-19. Unlike CBF, the Conmebol protocol states that a person who tests positive for the virus only returns to work on the eleventh day. And this will take place exactly on Wednesday, 4, the date of the duel against Deportivo Cali. For this reason, the club is still assessing whether or not the coach travels fourth in a row for the match. This Monday, however, is off the flight with the delegation.
The Corinthians coach tested positive for Covid-19 on April 25. He was out of duel against Argentina’s Boca Juniors at the New Coimica Arena in favor of the Libertadores. At that time, his assistant, Felipe Almeida, took over the leadership of the team. This Sunday, against Fortaleza, the Brazilian Federation released him – the protocol in Brazil has seven days off.
Without the duo permission, Corinthians has 25 players included in the fencing. The delegation sets off on Monday, on trains on Tuesday on Colombian soil and plays on Wednesday. The Deportivo Cali match is scheduled to take place at 9 pm at the stadium of the same name in Palmira, Colombia.
The club has 45 names registered in the competition. In addition to the youth of the basic categories, Not included in the trip list: goalkeepers Carlos Miguel and Guilherme, winger Joao Pedro, midfielder Paulinho, as mentioned above, and midfielder Luan. The side still has pain in the posterior muscle of the right thigh, while the midfielder and goalkeeper are absent for technical reasons.
Check out the relevant players in the match between Deportivo Cali and Corinthians
goalkeepers: Cassio, Evan, and Matthew Donnelly
Aspects: Bruno Melo, Fabio Santos, Wagner and Lucas Peyton
Defenders: Jill, Joao Victor, Raul Gustavo and Robson
Midfielders: Cantello, de Queiroz, Giuliano, Maicon, Renato Augusto, Rooney, Willian and Xavier
Attackers: Addison, Gustavo Mantoan, Gustavo Silva, Joe, Junior Moraes and Roger Geddes
See more at: Related List, Corinthians vs Deportivo Cali, Libertadores da America, Favor Pereira and Paulinho.
“Evil analyst. Explorer. Problem solver. Hardcore zombieaholic. Coffee fan. Writer. Bacon aficionado. Friendly reader.”