Weverton regrets the defeat against Athletico, but asks for focus: “A lot of things…”

After defeat to Athletico in the Brasileirão, Weverton regrets the result, but opens Palmeiras’ eyes to focus on the Libertadores

This Monday, the 13th, the Palm trees reappeared at the Football Academy, after losing to Athleticowith a score of 2-0, in a match valid for the fifth round of the Brasileirão. Despite the negative result in the national competition, the goalkeeper Weverton spoke of the importance of the cast remaining focused, as in the middle of the week the challenge will be Libertadores.

After the activity carried out on the morning of this Monday, the 13th, shirt number 21 was responsible for giving a brief interview to Palmeiras’ internal channel, talking about the defeat in the Brasileirão and the focus on the Libertadores. Verdão faces the Independence of the Valleythis Wednesday, 15th, at 9:30 pm (Brasília time), on Allianz Parque.

“Now it’s time to look ahead, learn from our mistakes, learn from the defeat and prepare for Del Valle, who is a great opponent, a young opponent with a lot of intensity. The Libertadores has a lot at stake: our classification, the general leadership as well. We know how much of a difference it makes to be able to play all the second leg games at home, with the support of our fans”, he said.

Regarding the defeat to Athletico, Weverton regretted the way Palmeiras performed, but showed that the team can learn lessons from that. “The defeat brings us a lot of learning and lessons for the next game and what lies ahead. Yesterday things didn’t go very well for us, we created good opportunities to even get ahead on the scoreboard, but that’s football, it’s who scores a goal and who wins”, completed.

Bruno Rodrigues and Dudu take part in the activity with the rest of the cast (Credit: Cesar Greco / Palmeiras)

In training this Monday, the 13th, the starters against Athletico, like Weverton, stayed inside the Football Academy for regenerative work. Meanwhile, the rest of the cast participated in an activity with a reduced field.

Source: sportbuzz

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