Cruzeiro achieved an important victory this Sunday in Serie B of the Brazilian Championship. The triumph over Grêmio by 1 to 0 at Independência for the sixth round had the help of the crowd. And who highlighted this point were the opponents themselves.
When explaining about the difficulties that Grêmio will find in the competition, coach Roger Machado highlighted the strength of the Cruzeirenses who were in Horto’s grandstand.
“We are going to find different systems, different formatting, players emotionally infected by the crowd. The Cruzeiro crowd pushed Cruzeiro towards Grêmio, especially in the first half”, he praised.
Almost 22,000 fans watched Cruzeiro’s third consecutive victory in this Series B. Before beating Grêmio, the celestial team had beaten Londrina (at Mineirão) and Chapecoense (at Arena Condá). There were 21,831 Cruzeirenses in the stands this Sunday.
“The game was well played, two great teams. You can see the crowd’s celebration, this is beautiful nowadays in football, cheering, supporting. Everyone lacks a little empathy. Congratulations to Cruzeiro for the victory”, highlighted Pedro Geromel, the captain of the guild.
Cruzeiro’s next game will be against Remo, on Thursday (12), at 7:30 pm, at the Independência stadium. Return match of the third phase of the Copa do Brasil. The team from Pará won the first duel by 2 to 1 and has the advantage of a draw to pass the stage.
In the Brazilian, the next commitment will be against Náutico, in Aflitos, on Sunday 915, at 16:00 (Brasília time), for the seventh round.
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