Geovanne Peçanha


Luiz Henrique is in a good phase and could be a key player in the return of the quarterfinals of the Copa do Brasil; Flu is at a disadvantage


Born from the base of Fluminense, Luiz Henrique is in good shape and could be a key player in the match against Atlético-MG (Photo: LUCAS MERÇON / FLUMINENSE FC)

O Fluminense is very proud of the number of players revealed in Xerém. The ball of the time is Luiz Henrique. After scoring in the last two Tricolor matches, directly collaborating for the positive result in both, he will go to this Wednesday (15th) match as a key player in the search for a turnaround in the aggregate scoreboard and to classify the team for the semifinals of the World Cup Brazil.

We know it will be a very difficult game, but our team is going with a warrior spirit, to fight until the end. We have to put our football into practice and play, our team deserves this classification very much”, said the 34 shirt, showing confidence that Fluminense can overcome the Atlético-MG out of home.

In the first game, Galo won the Tricolor das Laranjeiras by 2-1, at Nilton Santos. With the simple difference of one goal, Fluminense takes the dispute to penalties. A more elastic score puts the Rio team in the next phase to face São Paulo or Fortaleza, who drew in the first match..

In a good moment in the Brazilian Championship, the Laranjeiras club has not lost for five games and hopes to take this good phase to the confrontation of the Copa do Brasil. “Our victory against São Paulo gives even more confidence. But we know this match is going to be very difficult. We will do everything to come out with the victory”, concluded the attacker.

Fluminense and Atlético-MG play the return game for the quarterfinals of the Copa do Brasil this Wednesday (15). The team from Minas Gerais has the advantage of one goal. The match will be at Mineirão, at 19:00, Brasília time.

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