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Corinthians

São Paulo team will face an opponent that fights against the relegation zone

Agif/Ettore Chiereguini - Vítor Pereira seeks victory at Corinthians to take the lead
© 1904Agif/Ettore Chiereguini – Vítor Pereira seeks victory at Corinthians to take the lead

The team Corinthians receives this Sunday (19) the team of Goiás. Vítor Pereira’s players will have to supply the absences to tie on points with the leader of the competition. Seeing the match against Boca Juniors, to be held in 10 days, holders must repeat more often. The ball rolls tomorrow at 16:00, at Neo Química Arena, and the Portuguese coach must count on the return of an important part in the cast.

O Corinthians continues the search for Palmeiras in the Brazilian table. The Derby Paulista stars until the 13th round of the competition a dispute for the highest place on the podium national. In case of victory against Goiás, Timão draws on points with the arch-rival. The team coached by Vítor Pereira should at least hope for a draw in the game between Alviverde and São Paulo. In their duel, the People’s Team lives frequently casualties.

While Paulinho, Maycon and João Victor are recovering from injury, the right-back Fagner should return to the starting 11 of the São Paulo team. Away from the pitch for 11 games, the player with the Brazilian national team is one of the quoted ones to start the match against Goiás. Fagner was even spared in the middle of the week, against Athletico Paranaense, preventing muscle fatigue caused by the Arena da Baixada lawn.

In one more case unusual, Júnior Moraes should be out against Goiás because of an irritation in his face. The attacker has been attacked by hives and the Medical Department of team thinks that the psychological shaken by the issues of Ukraine, where the athlete came from, could be the cause. Thus, according to the Globoesporte.com website, the Corinthians that should face Goiás is composed of: Cássio, Fagner (Rafael Ramos), Gil (Robson Bambu), Raúl Gustavo and Fábio Santos; Cantillo, Du Queiroz and Renato Augusto; Mantuan (Adson), Róger Guedes and Willian.

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