Flamengo entered the STJD according to the criteria of the Brazilian Football Confederation, which specified that the club would decide the second match of the Copa del Rey quarter-final, against Atletico-PR, in the Arena da Baixada. also brought GoalAnd the The controversy occurred during the event that sparked the clashes.
During the draw, at the time of the field applications being decided, Club Rio had reversed its position with Atlético-PR. The change was made to prevent Fla and Flu from being in the same position in the Palace draw, a standard that was adopted in the last editions of the tournament and even before the Round of 16 of this year’s edition.
On this occasion, Flamengo took advantage of themselves and decided to face Atlético MG in the Maracana. Julio Avilar, director of competitions for the Brazilian Football Confederation, explained the situation to Cacao Cota, director of external relations for Flamengo. The topic, however, did not end there.
also brought GoalAnd the The manager referred the matter to President Rodolfo Landim, who contacted the club’s legal department. Analyzing the competition regulations, Flamengo decided to enter the STJD in order to play the second match in Maracanã.
The request has been sent to Syndicate President Sergio Noronha and is under analysis. According to a court source heard by the report, the concept is that the case is very difficult, as there is no history of reversing the lottery in this way.
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