Fortaleza achieved an important victory against Bahia, for 2 a 1, and secured a place in the quarterfinals of the Northeast Cup. In addition, Pici’s Tricolor took the game very seriously, since it met the Bahian team for the first time since the 4-0 victory at Brasileirão 2020. Author of the second goal, striker David highlighted the team’s performance and celebrated the third goal scored in the season.
“We had to win, we knew that. We were very happy. The last game against them was shameful, so we had to concentrate as hard as possible. Their team is very qualified, but we knew how to play, to control the match. Very happy for the victory, for the goal, for the delivery of everyone and we are on the right path. It is a new team, we are still getting to know each other, but we have many good things to show “.
David scored the goal in the 14th minute of the second half. He received a throw from Robson, won in the body of opponent Nino Paraíba and finished with category to guarantee the victory of Leão over the Bahian club. The striker is the top scorer in the 2021 season, with three goals and eight games. In addition to goals, shirt 17 is a fundamental part of the attack of coach Enderson Moreira.
Fortaleza leads Group B of the Northeast Cup, with 14 points from seven games. Leão will visit Confiança next Saturday, the 10th, for the last round of the group stage of the competition. The match will be played in Batistão, in Aracaju, at 4 pm.
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