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The midfielder also praised his versatility to continue as a starter in the Dragon team

Photo: (Heber Gomes/AGIF) - Shaylon scored one of the goals in Atlético-GO's victory in the Copa Sudamericana this Wednesday (4)
Photo: (Heber Gomes/AGIF) – Shaylon scored one of the goals in Atlético-GO’s victory in the Copa Sudamericana this Wednesday (4)

This Wednesday (4), Atlético-GO beat Defensa y Justicia, from Argentina, 3-2, at Antônio Accioly, for the 4th round of the Copa Sudamericana. With the result, Dragão is in the lead of Group F of the competition with nine points, depending only on itself to advance to the knockout stage. In addition, the score served to put an end to the five-game winning streak for the red-black team. And Shaylon took the opportunity to vent.

In an interview with Conmebol TV, the midfielder celebrated his great goal, but also made a point of highlighting the evolution of Atlético-GO in relation to the last games: “Happy to score a goal. I think it’s beautiful to score a goal and if it’s more beautiful, even better. We were conceding goals at the end of the game, draws that hurt a lot, because we controlled the game well and in the end we ended up letting the opponent draw. Today we knew how to hold on until the end”, declared Shaylon.

As mentioned by Shaylon, the Dragon had been wavering in the final moments in this last winless streak. With the exception of the 4-0 defeat by Red Bull Bragantino, in the Brasileirão, the red-black team conceded the goal of a tie or defeat four times after the 35th minute of the second half. Wanting to win three more points, Atlético-GO faces Goiás next Sunday (8), at 16:00, at Accioly, for the 5th round of Série A do Brasileiro.

And Shaylon hopes to continue among the holders of the Dragon through his versatility, since he made it clear that he can play both as ‘shirt 10’, as well as on the sides of the field: “It’s nothing new for me, I made the base all that way. Now with this sequence playing more open it’s not being difficult, happy to be able to help, where necessary you can count on me that I’ll do my best”, concluded the red-black midfielder.

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