Rafael Leitão

Atletico Mineiro

Zaga will have a change due to Nathan Silva’s veto in the Copa do Brasil


Photo: Pedro Souza / Atlético

Galo Forte e Avenger is ready to face Fluminense, in the match that will decide a spot in the semifinals of the Copa do Brasil, this Wednesday (15th), at Mineirão. Atlético had a good surprise in the last works carried out in Cidade do Galo. Embezzlement of Cuca’s team in the duel against Fortaleza, Tchê Tchê is back and available for the match.

Recovered from a sprained left knee, Tchê Tchê should go to the deciding game, but will be an option on the bench. The vacancies for holders will be formed by Jair and Allan. Now, the only casualty in the squad of Team Impossible is striker Savarino, who is undergoing treatment for an injury to the adductor muscle of the right thigh. Cuca won’t have Nathan Silva, Silva, who already played in the competition for Atlético-GO and is vetoed by regulation. With that, the favorite to fill the gap in the defense will be Igor Rabello.

The first match between Atlético and Fluminense, played at the Nilton Santos stadium, Galo won by 2-1 and managed to secure the advantage of the draw to pass the stage in the competition. If they lose by a goal difference, no matter how many goals are scored by Fluminense, the spot in the semifinals will be decided on penalties.

However, the Galo team that goes to the field to keep Atlético in the Copa do Brasil must have the likely lineup: Everson; Mariano, Igor Rabello (Rever), Alonso and Arana; Allan, Jair, Zaracho and Nacho; Vargas and Hulk.

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