In the dispute for penalties with Defensa y Justicia, the goalkeeper filled his foot and saw the ball go over the goal, decreeing the runner-up of Verdão in the Recopa Sul-Americana
Weverton the match ended between Palm Trees e Defense and Justice, at dawn this Thursday, 15th, at Mané Garrincha, in Brasília, as a villain. In the dispute for penalties with the Argentine team, the goalkeeper filled his foot and saw the ball go over the goal, decreeing the runner-up in the South American Recopa. At a press conference, the archer explained that he usually trains submissions in activities at the Football Academy and that he was appointed by the coach Abel Ferreira to close the series.
“I was cast for the penalty and did it like everyone else. We also train on a daily basis, the coach makes the choices and we as professionals try to do the best. Today (Wednesday) things did not go well, but the most important thing is that we always try to do the best. Nobody wants to make mistakes, I am sad to have the opportunity to hit and make mistakes, but I did what had to be done. I did my best, it didn’t happen, it is to move on and think about our next challenge ”, declared Weverton, showing discomfort with the second vice in the same week.
With the ball rolling, Palmeiras was defeated by Defensa y Justicia. According to Weverton, the setback does not shake the group, which should improve over the course of the season – the next commitment is in the face of Sao Paulo, at Allianz Parque, next Friday, 16, at Paulistão. “We were sad because we didn’t win, we played a beautiful game, we could have won the game quietly, against a great opponent who also had chances. It doesn’t shake us. We came to win, looked for victory, had the classification until almost the last minute. Of course we are very sad, but we are aware that we can improve and we will improve. It is the third game of the season, which will be long, with many challenges. We missed two big challenges, we really wanted to win and win the Super Cup and Recopa ”, he said.