October 1, 2022
With suspensions and recalls, Palmeiras will have to change teams;  See Abel's options |  Palm trees

With suspensions and recalls, Palmeiras will have to change teams; See Abel’s options | Palm trees

a Palm trees Which will face Atletico MG next Wednesday, 28, and trying to defend an eight-point lead at the top of the Brazilian championship will be a very modified team compared to the team that built a current streak of 12 unbeaten matches. Competition.

In addition to coach Abel Ferreira, who was fired against Santos, Verdau has five confirmed absences for a reunion with Gallo. Weaverton and Gustavo Gomez have been recalled, and Danilo, Zee Rafael and Gabriel Menino, suspended, will not be available for Palmeiras’ coaching team in Belo Horizonte.

Last Wednesday, the team re-introduced itself in the football academy and began preparing for the match against Atlético. The group will have five more days of training in Sao Paulo before their Round 28 encounter from Brazil.

Palmeiras players train at the Football Academy – Photo: Fabio Menotti / Palmeiras

In goal, Marcelo Lomba’s entry into the starting line-up would not come as a surprise. The reserve made 10 games in 2022 and arrived at the club in January precisely to be a substitute for Weverton’s call-up – the third goalkeeper is Vinicius Silvestre.

In defense, a vacancy left by Gustavo Gomez opens the natural path for Luan’s return. But, with few midfield options, Apple Ferrera could also consider an alternative with Kocevic to bolster the sector, of which Murillo is today a key player.

Luan trains with Palmeiras at the Football Academy – Photo: Fabio Menotti / Palmeiras

The biggest problem among flywheels. In addition to losing its holders – Danilo and Zé Rafael – Verdão lost Gabriel Menino, who is the first reserve in the sector.

Should the coaching staff decide to maintain the tactical formation, Fabinho and Atoista could be selected together in the sector, which Gustavo Scarpa completes as the starting goalkeeper, as Rafael Vega is still recovering from ankle surgery and will only return to the squad next season.

a Palm trees Brazil leads with 57 points, eight points behind Internacional. There are 11 rounds left until the competition ends.