Santos is in a difficult situation after the defeat by the leader of Brasileirão, Atlético-MG by 3 x 1
In the last midweek round, the Santos lost to the leader of Brazilian championship, Atlético-MG by 3 x 1, the team came out winning, however, let the opponent tie and turn the game around. With the defeat, Peixe continues as the first team out of the relegation zone, with just one point of difference.
Now, all Santos games are like a decision, this is the tone that coach Fábio Carille gave at the press conference after the defeat to Atlético-MG for the next matches. However, to face Sport, on the weekend, the team will not have two players that are important.
Goalkeeper João Paulo and midfielder Jean Mota took the third yellow card in the game against the miners and are suspended. Besides them, Léo Baptistão, who was replaced due to pain in his left calf, is doubtful.
Santos face Sport in the next round away from home. The team has only 28 points in 25 played, and continues to worry about the relegation zone. Bahia, which is the first in the Z-4, has 27 points.
Duel is important for the Fish, and the fundamental victory, as Sunday’s opponent has 26 and is 18th. The game of “six” points will be held at 20:30 (GMT), on Ilha do Retiro.