This Wednesday, September 7, flamingo will be receiving in Maracana Velez Sarsfield in the second leg of the semifinals of the 2022 edition of the Libertadores Cup of Americamatch where a Chilean could be a starter.
Is about Arturo vidalwho in recent weeks has been rotating between the starting team and the alternative team, but being one of the select group of players who has been adding minutes in all competitions (and playing consecutively).
The ‘king’In addition, he usually trains with the team that usually starts the most in important games and has rotated with Thiago Maia Y Joao Gomesthe next big rubronegra sale, in the middle of the field.
Now, As AS learned, Vidal adds bonuses to be a starter against Vélez. The reason? Dorival Junior wants to have his entire squad available for the final, where they are virtually qualified and could reserve Thiago Maia this Wednesday.
The Brazilian midfielder, who won the gold medal in Rio 2016 together with the Sub 23 of the ‘Seleção’, was booked in the first leg and if he receives another yellow card he runs the risk of missing the definition of the Libertadores.
Despite the fact that this is precisely the position for which they took Erick Pulgar, Vidal has also played in that position in recent weeks and he has been in Flamengo longer than the midfielder from Antofagasta.