Fortaleza is still choking on Bahia, next opponent for the Copa do Nordeste. In the last time the two faced each other, the Bahian tricolor thrashed 4 to 0, in the middle of Castelão. For the reissue of the duel, this Saturday, 3, on the same stage, midfielder Luiz Henrique does not hide that there is a climate of rematch.
“Yes, right, because we don’t go on the field to lose, especially the way it was in the last game. It does have a different taste, we always come in willing, but in this game we will come even more willingly and if God wants us to go out with the victory ”, admitted the player, when asked about the rematch climate.
Bold, the midfielder even thinks of giving the change in the same coin. “Why not return the 4 to 0? But if it is not 4 to 0, what matters is victory, playing well and qualifying in advance “, he added.
A simple victory guarantees the Lion in the next stage. A tie can also be enough, as long as Salgueiro-PE and Altos-PI do not win. Even with the defeat, the confirmation of vacancy in the second phase can happen, if Salgueiro and Alto lose and Sport-PE (facing Ceará) does not win.
Despite admitting that the defeat in the last duel against Bahia is a motivating factor for this Saturday’s game, Luiz Henrique says that the team needs to focus on the present and think about the quarterfinals of the tournament. “That game there, for me, is past. It is in my memory, but we don’t have to enter the field thinking about it, we do have to win and crown the classification in advance,” he said.
With more opportunities in the field since Enderson Moreira took over the team, the midfielder has already given four assists, all to David. No accident. Passes in depth are requested by shirt 17.
“He always talks to me, Luiz, when you take (the ball) I will always make the machete and you can give (the pass) that I will take in front. And thanks to God I was able to give four assists, he was able to take advantage of the four make the goals to help the team to come out with the victory […] this pair that will be very successful, as it is “, he projects.
With an entire week free for training, the player believes in a reflex on the field and foresees a better presentation of Fortaleza against Bahia. “We had an open week and it was possible to improve the relationship. We will put it into practice on Saturday and we will go out with the victory,” he promises.
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