This Saturday Palmeiras finished its preparation for the game against Fortaleza. After the morning activity, which took place during the protest of fans at the door of the Football Academy, the delegation from Verdão went to the airport in the early afternoon.
The game against the team from Ceará will take place this Sunday, at 8:30 pm, in Castelão, for the 17th round of the Brazilian Championship, with the Premiere broadcast.
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Gustavo Gómez and Matías Viña, players of the Palmeiras – Photo: Cesar Greco / Ag. Palm trees
Interim until the arrival of a new coach, assistant Andrey Lopes commanded the tactical activity with the athletes. It is certain that Palmeiras will have absences.
In addition to Felipe Melo, suspended because of his third yellow card, the technical team will not be able to count on the injured Marcos Rocha, Lucas Esteves and Luan.
A probable escalation of Verdão has: Weverton; Gabriel Menino, Gustavo Gómez, Renan (Emerson Santos), Emerson Santos and Matías Viña; Patrick de Paula, Zé Rafael, Raphael Veiga and Lucas Lima; Willian (Gabriel Veron) and Luiz Adriano.
Palmeiras comes from three consecutive defeats in the Brasileirão. The team now led by Andrey Lopes has 22 points and opens the round in 7th position.
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Andrey Lopes, Palmeiras assistant – Photo: Cesar Greco / Ag. Palmeiras