Champion in 2014 with Atlético-MG, the full-back believes that if Verdão keeps the intensity of the game in Porto Alegre they can win the third title of the season
Even though he entered the field yesterday to face Corinthians for Paulistão, the Palm Trees the whole week was reserved for the preparation of the starting players for the second game of the final of the Brazil’s Cup, on Sunday, in front of the Guild, at Allianz Parque. In an interview with the club’s website, the right-back Marcos Rocha foresees a team with more “breath” to seek the third title of the 2020 season. “Having a week practically free, in which the Abel had a decision to save a good part of the team to work and recover physically, with the sequence of games that Palmeiras had this year, it will be important to arrive on Sunday with more breath, willingness, determination and determination to defend the result and seek to win ”, Said the defender.
Optimistic, the side bets that if Palmeiras repeat the posture presented in Porto Alegre in the first game, when they won 1-0, especially after the expulsion of defender Luan, the chances of the team becoming champion are very great. “We knew about the difficulty that we would encounter, especially with the expulsion. We had to donate even more on the pitch, run even more, so that we could hold on to the result. We know that the Grêmio team is dangerous. If we go in concentrated and donate, as it was in the final 45 minutes with one less, we have a great chance of going out with this victory and getting the title ”, said Marcos Rocha, who was champion in 2014 how Atlético-MG about the rival cruise.
“It was very special, especially when it came to an advantage over Cruzeiro, which had been winning the Brazilian championship. We achieved two positive results. Now is a unique opportunity to win another title, to leave the name again in the history of Palmeiras. The intention of the group, of the board, is to leave the year 2020 marked with another title ”, said the defender, referring to the fact that the cast alviverde won the Paulista Championship 2020 it’s at Copa Libertadores 2020.
* With information from Estadão Content