Atletico faces Chapecoense with return of Elias and Cazares

Atletico returns to Independence on Wednesday (30), at 19:30, for the game against Chapecoense, valid for the 29th round of the Brazilian Championship. This will be an opportunity for the alvinegro team to get 38 points and have the possibility of reaching the 10th place of the Brasileirão, moving away from Z-4 and being seven points from G-6.

The opponent of Atlético is a team that is desperate in the championship, with only 18 points and being the vice-lantern of the Brasileirão. To avoid the fall, Chapecoense must win nine of the next 10 games, according to mathematicians. With a 99% chance of going to Serie B, this match will be seen as a final for Chapecó’s team.

With that, Atletico needs to be tough and focused on the match. Coach Vagner Mancini, who has a draw, win and defeat at the helm of Alvinegro, will have the return of important players like Elias and Cazares, who were suspended in the last round. Therefore, the starting lineup of the Atleticano team must have back Réver. to the position of defender. and Nathan will play as a steering wheel.

In addition to being able to dream about qualifying for the pre-liberators, the result can take the shadow of the nearby Z-4. His biggest rival, Cruzeiro, has six points less than Atletico and is in 17th position. The positive result is extremely necessary to reassure your fans.


Over the course of the week, journalists had access only to the warm up of Athletes athletes. During the activity, striker Franco Di Santo did not go to the field, doing a specific job at the academy. The reason has not yet been disclosed, but the Argentine does not worry and should be confirmed in the team. Otherwise, the experienced Ricardo Oliveira takes the vacancy.

Stone in the shoe

Although Chapecoense are at a lower level than Atletico, Chapecó’s team has a recent positive record playing at Horto. In the last three clashes at Arena Independência, there were two draws and one loss for club alviverde.

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