Finalist of the Copa do Brasil, where they eliminated Atlético-GO itself in the quarterfinals, Corinthians plays one more game before the decisions and tries to refocus on the competition. Timão comes from draws against Internacional (at home) and São Paulo (away) and defeats América-MG. As a result, it dropped to fifth position with 44 points.
Vice-lantern, Atlético-GO has not won for six rounds and is trying to start a reaction with 11 games to go. Dragon occupies the 19th place, with 22 points, and comes from a 2-1 defeat against Internacional. Since the arrival of coach Eduardo Baptista, the team has not won in Serie A.
Due to Data Fifa, both teams had a full week of preparation for the match. In the first round, Timão won 1-0 in Goiânia.
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Renata Mendonça analyzes Corinthians vs Atlético-GO, for the 29th round
Corinthians – Coach: Vitor Pereira
There were three days off and six more of training until the game against Atlético-GO. Vítor Pereira used the period to rest the players’ body and mind and to make tactical and technical adjustments. For the squad, he has two absences: Raul Gustavo, suspended for the third yellow card, and Balbuena, who defended the Paraguay national team in a friendly on Tuesday. Thus, he must have an unprecedented defense duo in 2022, formed by Gil and Bruno Méndez.
Who is out: Raul Gustavo (suspended for the third yellow card), Balbuena (with the Paraguay national team) and Maycon (transition to the field).
hanging: Fausto Vera, Gil, Giovane and Giuliano.
Likely Escalation: Cassius; Fagner, Bruno Méndez, Gil and Fábio Santos; Fausto Vera, Du Queiroz and Renato Augusto; Gustavo Mosquito, Róger Guedes and Yuri Alberto.
Probable lineup of Corinthians to face Atlético-GO, for the 28th round of the Brasileirão – Photo: ge
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Atlético-GO- Coach: Eduardo Baptista
The red-black coach promotes changes in the three sectors: defense, midfield and attack. At the back, Wanderson replaces Klaus; Baralhas returns as second midfielder in place of Edson Fernando; after serving a suspension, Luiz Fernando takes the lead replacing Shaylon. With that, Wellington Rato is pushed back into the frame.
Embezzlement: Dragon has no new absences, only Ronaldo, Ramon Menezes and Emerson Santos, who are injured and out of season.
hanging: Hayner, Jefferson, Marlon Freitas, Shaylon, Wellington Rato and Ricardinho.
Likely Escalation: Renan; Dudu, Wanderson, Lucas Gazal and Arthur Henrique; Willian Maranhão, Baralhas and Wellington Rato; Airton, Churin and Luiz Fernando.
Atletico-GO likely to face Corinthians — Photo: ge
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- Referee: Leandro Pedro Vuaden (RS)
- Assistants: Jorge Eduardo Bernardi (RS) and Tiago Augusto Kappes Diel (RS)
- Fourth referee: Ilbert Estevam da Silva (SP)
- VAR: Wagner Reway (PB)