Felipão admits Athletico’s fascination with Libertadores closing: “From all of us” | athletics-pr

Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari attempting to maintain Athletic’s focus within the Brazilian championship whereas successful a spot within the Libertadores closing. The purple and black commander commented that everybody in Curitiba was surprised.

The Hurricanes are coming off two attracts towards relegation-fighting opponents. The purple and black workforce had a 1 vs. 1 with Avaí (away) and a 2 vs. 2 towards Cuiaba (at house).

The outcomes saved them within the G-6, however two wins would put them within the G-4 – Atletico’s purpose in Serie A. Athletico has 44 factors, shut behind fifth-placed Corinthians and one level behind fourth-placed Flamengo.

We had been all impressed by the town of Curitiba. We all reached the ultimate collectively within the Libertadores closing. We know what now we have in our palms, now we have to understand how arduous it’s and the way a lot now we have to combat and do otherwise to be higher.

— Felipão on the press convention

Felipão, coach of Athletico, on the press convention — Photo: José Tramontin/Athletico

Felipão took over the membership within the sixth spherical and has 22 video games in Brasileirão: 10 wins, eight attracts and 4 losses. The skilled skipper took the Hurricane from fifteenth to sixth – his greatest place was on lap 15 when he completed second.

During this era, Athletico nonetheless certified for the group stage of the Libertadores earlier than incomes a spot within the closing on 29 October in Ecuador towards Flamengo. The workforce additionally superior to the quarter-finals of the Copa do Brasil, however was in the end eradicated by Fla.

– We have to remain on the bottom. We do not should suppose that we’re neither the most effective nor the worst workforce. We should respect everybody. Our purpose is to remain within the G-4, however now we have to work even more durable, added striker Cuello.

Felipão performs for the Brazilian

  1. Fluminense 2×1 Athletico
  2. Athletico 2×1 Avai
  3. Cuiabá 0x1 Athletico
  4. Athletico 2×2 Santos
  5. Youth 1×3 Athletico
  6. Fortress 0x0 Athletico
  7. Athletico 1×1 Corinthians
  8. Coritiba 0x1 Athletico
  9. Athletico 4×2 Bragantino
  10. Palmeiras 0x2 Athletico
  11. Goiás 2×1 Athletico
  12. Athletico 0x0 Inter
  13. Atletico 4×1 Atletico-GO
  14. Botafogo 2×0 Athletico
  15. Athletico 1×0 Sao Paulo
  16. Atlético-MG 2×3 Athletico
  17. Flamengo 5×0 Athletico
  18. Athletico 1×1 America-MG
  19. Ceará 0x0 Athletico
  20. Athletico 1×0 Fluminense
  21. Available 1×1 Athletico
  22. Athletico 2×2 Cuiabá

Games as much as the Libertadores closing

  1. Santos vs. Athletic: 27/09, Tuesday, 9 p.m. – Vila Belmiro (Brasileirão)
  2. Athletico vs Juventude: 1/10, Saturday, 7pm – Arena da Baixada (Brasileirão)
  3. Athletico vs Fortaleza: 5/10, Wednesday, 7.30pm – Arena da Baixada (Brasileirão)
  4. Corinthians vs Athletico: 8/10, Saturday, 9pm – Neo Química Arena (Brasileirão)
  5. Athletico vs Coritiba: 16/10, Sunday, 19:00 – Arena da Baixada (Brazil)
  6. Bragantino vs Athletic: 23/10, no time – Nabi Abi Chedid (Brasileirão)
  7. Athletico vs Palmeiras: 26/10, Wednesday, no time – Arena da Baixada (Brazil)
  8. Flamengo vs Athletic: 29/10, Saturday, no time – Monumental de Barcelona (Libertadores)

He is in sixth place with 44 factors athletic return to the sector towards Saints on Tuesday, at 9 p.m., in Villa Belmiro. The recreation is taken into account the twenty eighth spherical of the Brazilian.

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