March 30, 2023

Loffredo praises Botafogo’s decision to use the main line-up: ‘I’ll throw away the Carioca tournament unnecessarily’

the Botafogo He had hoped to do the pre-season in the United States, but the penalties imposed by Farag and the change in the ranking criteria for the Copa do Brasil caused him to change course. After making his debut with the B team, Glorioso has been using the main squad, mixing starters and reserves, and should be at his full strength in Sunday’s classics against Fluminense.

to the commentator Andre LoffredoHowever, the change in layout was correct. According to him, the fan could not be harmed by political differences with Faraj.

– Botafogo has changed its layout quite well. Initial planning would create difficulties for the team at Carioca, and would result in elimination Carioca Championship no need. This disagreement with the federation cannot but affect the fans, who want to see Botafogo win, to see the best team they can fight for the title – said Loughredo, on the program “SportTV News”.

In victory over Madureira on Thursday, Luis Castro He selected a reserve team and only Marlon Freitas participated in the second straight game. With only a few days left in the pre-season, the idea is to give everyone a chance, the journalist noted.

– Gave development to some players who aren’t part of 11 specifically, but come in all the time. Gustavo Sauer and Gabriel Pires are players within the first team’s development. At the beginning of the season, even because of the development of the physical side and the monitoring of the coach, you need to make some changes, and also to give the rhythm. The reserve cannot start from scratch. The goal was achieved, the victory was quiet – he scored.