Matthew Hojaij

Atletico Mineiro

Palmeiras and Atlético-MG face off this Tuesday (23), at Allianz Parque, at 9:30 pm (Brasilia time), for the 35th round of the Brazilian Championship.

Nacho Fernández, Atlético-MG midfielder (Photo: Fernando Moreno/AGIF)
Nacho Fernández, Atlético-MG midfielder (Photo: Fernando Moreno/AGIF)

On the night of this Tuesday (23), palm trees e Atlético-MG face off at Allianz Parque, at 9:30 pm (Brasilia time), for the 35th round of the Brazilian championship. Galo has 74 points, eight ahead of vice-leader Flamengo, and may further extend their advantage today, in the event of a victory in São Paulo and a stumbling block by Rubro-Negro against Grêmio.

Coach Cuca is missing out on defender Réver, who was injured, and four players who didn’t even travel to the city of São Paulo: Alan Franco, Hyoran, Nathan and Savarino. Three changes were made in relation to the team that beat Juventude last Saturday (20), in a match in which Hulk was the highlight, scoring two goals.

With returns in the defensive, midfield and offensive sectors, Atlético-MG is looking to beat a reserve Palmeiras tonight. Check out the rooster lineup: Everson; Guga, Nathan Silva, Junior Alonso and Guilherme Arana; Allan, Jair, Zaracho and Nacho Fernández; Hulk and Diego Costa.

In the reserve bank, there are 12 options, among them many that can change the game at any time. Check out the list of Atlético-MG substitutes: Rafael, Mariano, Igor Rabello, Dodô, Calebe, Dylan Borrero, Tchê Tchê, Neto, Vargas, Keno, Eduardo Sasha and Sávio.

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