“The team that misses the penalty does not deserve to win the sport,” says the American president
“I often say that a team that loses a penalty does not deserve to win a sport. We had an awesome sport, and now now we have to convey all the enthusiasm, all the power and vitality to our team in the second sport,” the American president emphasised.
Even regretting Maidana’s mistake, the coach confirmed his confidence in the defender, recalling the classifications the place the athletes have been necessary, praising the team’s efficiency towards Tricolor Paulista and calling the crowd for the return match on August 18.
America was 1-0 when Henrique Almeida was fouled in the field. In the penalty shootout, Iago Maidana – who had been 100% profitable in the lime mark till then in 2022 – missed and missed the alternative to equalize, as Thiago Couto made the save.
Alencar da Silveira Jr. he spoke, listed the feats of the American team in latest occasions and tried to cheer up the crowd after a “unhappy match”, as he outlined it.
“We have been already searching for an away consequence and it was a lot worse. We certified for the Libertadores by dropping in Belo Horizonte and successful away. We gained with a penalty in Paraguay, Maidana making a penalty like that,” mentioned the coach.
The significance of American followers
In the identical assertion, Alencar da Silveira Jr. he commented on the significance of the crowd. The supervisor referred to as the followers for the second leg towards Sao Paulo, as America solely wants a easy victory to take the duel to penalties.
“Today was an atypical day. America performed nicely, performed its half and, regardless of the difficulties of some gamers, we have been doing our half. And we’ll do our half on the 18th. You, the American followers, have to have a optimistic mindset like me That optimistic considering should be from as we speak till the 18th”, highlighted Alencar.
The return match between the groups will happen on Thursday, August 18, at 21:00, at Independence, Belo Horizonte. Coelho’s subsequent sport might be this Sunday (31), at 18:00, Horton additionally towards Ava, for the twentieth spherical of the Brazilian Championship.