President and director of São Paulo play Crespo before deciding on the Copa do Brasil – Prime Time Zone

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The São Paulo board needed to make a public statement after part of the crowd asked for the coach to leave amid the team’s bad moment in the Brazilian Championship

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Crespo came under pressure from some fans after poor results in the Brazilian Championship

the president of São Paulo, Julio Casares, e Carlos Belmonte, the club’s football director, used social networks this Wednesday morning, 15, to pay for the coach’s stay Hernan Crespo. According to the agents, the Argentine will continue in charge of the team, regardless of the result of the match against the strength, scheduled to take place at 9:30 pm (GMT) today, at Castelão, for the quarterfinals of the Brazil’s Cup. As Tricolor conceded the 2-2 tie at Morumbi, the team from São Paulo needs a simple victory to advance to the semi. A new equality takes the dispute to penalties.

“To rule out any unfortunate speculation, I reaffirm that regardless of the results, coach Hernán Crespo will normally follow our planning in charge of our team. We will follow our professional conviction and what was outlined with the football department”, said the president of São Paulo, who saw the coach being pressured by part of the fans with the poor performance of the team in the brazilian – Tricolor is only in 16th place. “Good Morning. Crespo continues and will continue coaching São Paulo after today’s match against Fortaleza. This is a decision of the Football Board and has the full support of President Júlio Casares. We will continue with the conviction that we have at work”, declared Belmonte on his Twitter.