Palmeiras finished on Saturday morning, at the Football Academy, the preparation for the confrontation with Fluminense, this Sunday, at 4 pm, at Allianz Parque, for the fifth round of the Brazilian Championship. The tendency is for Verdão to go to the field with maximum force and save only those who are unable to play.
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After warm-up work, Abel Ferreira’s coaching staff led positional work in the field. Each player had a foundation to improve, and at the same time, collective terms were also improved. Afterwards, the athletes did a recreational one and, finally, some practiced free kicks and penalties.
The only absence from Alviverde in relation to the last game should be Gabriel Veron, who is recovering from an edema in his left thigh, which he suffered in the 5-0 rout over Independiente Petrolero, for Libertadores. In addition to Luan, who is still recovering, and Jailson, who had surgery on his right knee and will be absent for a long time.
Despite the decrease in Covid-19 cases and the relaxation of restriction measures due to the pandemic, Verdão has not yet released the presence of journalists in training. Thus, the information is provided by the club’s press office.
A probable Palmeiras to face Fluminense should be: Weverton; Marcos Rocha, Gustavo Gómez, Murilo and Piquerez; Danilo. Zé Rafael and Raphael Veiga; Dudu, Wesley (Gustavo Scarpa) and Ron.
Alviverde has five points in the Brasileirão-2022, with one victory, two draws and one defeat, and this Sunday can reach its 150th victory at Allianz Parque. The current record at the stadium is 230 games, 149 wins, 43 draws, 38 losses, 436 goals scored and 180 goals conceded. Dudu is the player with the most wins at the venue, with 108, and Abel is the coach with the most wins, with 33.