Just over a month ago Botafogo, Luís Castro has used as much time as possible to get to know the players better. An indication of this is that the Portuguese did not repeat the lineup in any of the six matches in which he was in charge of the team. In all, 24 players were used, 21 of which were in the starting lineup. today, in Nilton Santosat 21:30, against the Ceilândiafor the return game of the third phase of the Brazil’s Cuphe will have one more opportunity to move the pieces in the black-and-white and rest players.
In the first leg, in Brasília, with some reserves among the starting 11, as barreto — who was injured at eight minutes and gave way to the rookie Tche Tche —, Romildo and Matheus NascimentoBotafogo won by 3 to 0. Being able to lose by up to two goals to advance to the round of 16, the tendency is that Castro can use the 90 minutes of the return to test players in new formations and give minutes to newcomers who have not played much , how Lucas Piazon and Patrick de Paula.
In addition, the half Chay, who has already played as a defensive midfielder with Luís Castro, and Matheus Nascimento, who when he plays with Erison, plays shirt number 10, can appear in the starting lineup with their original roles. As for the left side, Castro, who has used Daniel Borges improvised, will have Niko Hämäläinen available for the first time. The Finn was registered with the CBF IDB and only depends on the Portuguese coach to enter the field.