Corinthians coach designs ‘tough game’ with Flamengo and thinks about ‘repeating’ first team


After beating Athletico Paranaense, Corinthians is getting ready to face Flamengo next Sunday, at Neo Química Arena, and try their second consecutive victory in the Brazilian Championship.

Asked about the commitment, coach Vagner Mancini spoke of improving the emotional side of his team and projected a very balanced duel before the cariocas in Itaquera.

“It is a game of giants. Flamengo comes with a year, with an excellent team, offensive football, but it is of giants. Corinthians tends to grow at that moment, and I will summon my athletes until Sunday for them to improve in every way, emotionally mainly because tactical and technical we don’t have much time, but the emotional one maybe to get the extra, because it will be necessary, a hard game to measure what stage we are in the championship “, he analyzed.

The coach of Timão also admitted that the base of the team that entered the field at Arena da Baixada, this Wednesday, should be maintained in the next rounds of the Brasileirão.

Against Flamengo, it should be noted, Mancini will not have Bruno Méndez and Ramiro, suspended, and may have the embezzlement of Jô, who was replaced with pain in the calf. On the other hand, Cássio, Cantillo and Otero are available again.

“I think the more the team moves, unless necessary, the longer it will take us to adjust the team’s tactics. At this point, it is important to repeat as much as you can, within the possible physical condition, to develop the expected pattern Changes will have to be made, but the idea is to maintain what has been ugly, to have this principle, and from there to change only what is necessary “, he concluded.

With 18 points, Corinthians occupies the 14th position in the national competition.

See more at: Vagner Mancini and Brazilian Championship.


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