Coach Rogerio Ceni has stated that the fact of playing away from home does not interfere with anything for the São Paulo athletes. The coach admitted that the team, overall, performed below average in the 1-0 defeat to Bahia on Sunday. With a falter in the 30th round, Sao Paulo finished six matches without a win away from home in Brazil, with three draws and three defeats.
“The order of play is the same, so we do not interfere. The quality of the pitch was good and the team tried to have the same behavior in Morumbi. In general, they could not replicate the level of performance of the last four games in general, we played less games today,” said the Sao Paulo coach. Last. Against Bragantino, we lost, but we played a good game. Today we couldn’t.”
By repeating the tactics used in the win over Internacional in the previous round, Rogerio Ceni clarified the selection of the line-up with three defenders against Bahia. The coach also talked about the situation of his attackers in the match.
“Calleeri is coming back from injury, he should start playing in the next match. But in this match we chose Luciano and Rigoni. Both are suspended, Rigoni took a card, I decided to keep Luciano and put Calleri in the match. Sao Paulo’s plan for three defenders has proven itself,” the coach said. , in addition to the fact that the three attackers are unable to support 90 minutes.”
Without Rigoni, Sao Paulo will return to the field next Wednesday to face Fortaleza at Arena Castellao, at 21:30. The São Paulo tricolor is ranked 13th in Brazil with 37 points.
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