March 25, 2023

The Botafogo technician highlights Gabriel Pires’ role and praises the team’s performance against Fluminense: ‘We were a supportive team’

the coach Luis Castro He complimented the determination and performance of its players in Triumph Botafogo on me Fluminense By 1-0 this Sunday, at the Maracanã. Coach Glorioso defined in the classics as “Team Solidarity” and highlighted the strategy of scouting exits quickly.

Classic is always a tough game. We knew we had a tough opponent in front of us, who caused a lot of difficulties in possession and we knew we had to close the lane well. It was very important to stay balanced and stay balanced. We were a strong team defensively and wanted to have more time on the ball in attack, and we weren’t very effective at that moment – we thought of Castro.

Alvinegro’s coach highlighted the midfielder’s role Gabriel Peirce To put pressure on Fluminense and prevent Fernando Diniz’s team from controlling their style of play.

We were good at quick exits, and we were good at counter-attacks. We were a supportive team, we ran a lot, the competitor too. The referee had to keep the match going a lot because it was very difficult due to the way the teams surrendered. We try not to give any space. We pressed very effectively throughout the game. All the guys who played up front were decisive at that moment, and Gabriel Pires, who was entrusted with raising the pressure, always did it at the right time – he said.

With three consecutive victories and third place in the Carioca Championship, Botafogo returns to the field next Wednesday to welcome Nova Iguaçu, at Luso Brasileiro Stadium.