Calendar puts Vítor Pereira’s work at Corinthians to the test

Corinthians coach Vítor Pereira has complained about the Brazilian soccer schedule – with good cause – since he set foot on the inexperienced and yellow soil. Well, in the subsequent 15 days, the calendar itself determined to play a trick and the Portuguese will test the work he has been growing at the São Paulo membership since the finish of February.

“In Europe we alternated weeks of video games and relaxation, right here in Brazil we do not have that, now we have a schedule that does not defend soccer, that does not defend high quality gamers,” he mentioned at the starting of May, and likewise. in July:

“We’ll have to play the identical gamers extra typically and, with this absurd schedule, it is an absurd factor. I by no means imagined it might be potential, however right here it’s.”

Alvinegro may have two very decisive weeks, a direct battle for the management of the Brazilian Championship and two choices, one at house and one away, with the want to overturn the opposing marker.

Starting with the Brasileirão: this Saturday, in Ressacada, Timão visits Avairi, in a match legitimate for spherical 21, at 19:00 (Brazilian time). The VP will doubtless choose a blended workforce, with the risk of giving minutes to Renato Augusto and Willian, who educated with the workforce final Thursday.

Avaí is simply sixteenth in the standings, with 21 factors, coming from three consecutive defeats. In the first spherical, at the Neo Química Arena, Corinthians received 3-0 hat By Roger Guedes.

The possible “shuffle” of the line-up is due to the Copa Libertadores quarter-final second leg subsequent Tuesday at the Maracanã at 21:30 GMT. After dropping 2-0 at house, the workforce may have to flip the rating in opposition to Flamengo to advance to the finals. The new 2 and 0 takes the choice to penalties.

In addition to ranging from behind in the battle for a spot in the semi-finals, Vítor Pereira additionally misplaced his unbeaten report at the Arena. The membership additionally returned to collaborating with alarming statistics in the competitors.

The sequence continues, and on August 13, Corinthians will face arch-rival Palmeiras, in the first Derby of the yr performed at the Itaquera Arena. The struggle for the first place in the Brasileirão is easy, as a result of till the twentieth spherical, 4 factors separate the groups (38 vs. 42).

This yr, the opponents met twice, with two victories achieved in Alviverdes, one 2-1 (Paulista) and the different 3-0 (Brazilian). It is price noting that Vítor Pereira received the solely traditional of the yr, in the 4-0 defeat in opposition to Santos in the Brazilian Cup, in the first leg of the spherical of 16.

It is exactly on this competitors that the loopy calendar closes. On August seventeenth, in Itaquera, Corinthians will host Atlético-GO, and should additionally overturn the 2-0 to advance to the finals. In the first leg, Antônio Acciolyn, Jorginho and Léo Pereira scored to put Dragão forward.

It should be remembered that, in the 2021 version, it was the identical Atletico-GO that eradicated Corinthians in the third stage of the Brazilian Cup.

Check out the 15-day “dying sequence” under:

08/06 – Avai vs Corinthians – Brasileirão

08/09 – Flamengo x Corinthians – Libertadores quarter-final elimination (2-0 in the first leg)

08/13 – Corinthians vs Palmeiras – Brasileirão

08/17 – Corinthians x Atlético-GO – Brazilian Cup quarter-final second leg (2-0 first leg)

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