Vasco defender, Léo broke the silence regarding the arrival of possible reinforcements in the team from Rio de Janeiro; Cruzmaltino regrets two eliminations in the season
Leowhich defends the Basque, opened the game about the need for reinforcements in the team for the rest of the season. Cruzmaltino recovers from two eliminations in 2023: one for Brazil’s Cup and another fur Carioca Championship. Although he is a leading figure in the squad, the defender pointed out that the decision is not up to him.
“More experience or not, it’s not up to me. It’s up to me to give strength to my teammates. That’s the best Basque they have at the moment, if the board thinks they need more experience it’s up to them”, explained Leo. In addition, the captain of the Rio de Janeiro team took the opportunity to thank the support provided by the Vasco fans.
“First I thank the fans for everything they are doing. Last year, when I wasn’t here, I saw everything they did for Vasco da Gama. What we need is focus”, added the defender. Vasco’s work resumes on Thursday, aiming at the debut of Brazilian championshipwhich will be against Atlético-MG.
ABOUT THE ELIMINATIONS
Vasco’s Leo was candid about the team’s 2023 eliminations and what to expect for the rest of the season. Cruzmaltino, who had already fallen in the Copa do Brasil to the ABCalso said goodbye to the Carioca Championship after losing against Flamengowhich will play in the final against Fluminense. Despite recent results, the defender sought to keep his head high.
It’s never good to be eliminated, it was too hard [na] Thursday (in the Copa do Brasil). We have to keep quiet, take advantage of this work time for the Brazilian”, scored Leo. “The team, in my view, had a good game, we conceded a penalty when we were better, this is frustrating for us and the fans. Unfortunately we didn’t succeed, but it’s keeping our heads up, keep working […] and keep going”.
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