Fortaleza host Caucaia for the second round of the Cearense Championship

After debuting with a win in the Cearense Championship in 2023, Fortaleza is aiming to take care of a 100% success charge. On the night time of this Wednesday, the 18th, Leão do Pici face Caucaia in the second round at the Presidente Vargas Stadium. The ball begins rolling at 8 p.m.

In the first round, Tricolor defeated Iguatú 2-0, additionally in PV. On the different hand, Caucaia debuted with a defeat of Maracanã, 1:0, at the Estádio João Ronaldo, in Pacajus.

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The match between Leao and Raposa repeated the state last from 2022. Then Fortaleza prevailed and have become the champion. Pedro Rocha, who didn’t attend final yr’s sport, praised the Caucasus staff in a press convention and requested his staff to concentrate.

“We know that Kavkaza is an efficient staff. He retained some gamers, if I’m not mistaken, six rivals from final yr. So they’ve a great base. We should be much more linked on this. We are very ready for tomorrow to play one other nice sport and, God prepared, come away with a win.”

The composition of the red-blue-white lineup remains to be an open query. In view of the selection of potentialities, and since it’s the starting of the season, it’s pure for the coach Juan Pablo Voivoda to rotate the composition and provides all the gamers an opportunity. Therefore, the beginning line-up is predicted to endure modifications for the match in opposition to the Caucasus in comparison with the unique 11 from the debut in opposition to Iguatu.

Amid doubts over Fortaleza’s beginning line-up, it’s sure that three gamers will be unable to take the subject this Wednesday, 18. Moises, who picked up a foot damage and needed to be substituted in the first half of the win over Iguazu, is present process a medical monitoring and topic to examinations.

“Unfortunately, Moises felt it in the sport. We nonetheless do not know what it truly is, what actually occurred, however we want him the greatest. When a companion is harm and absent for some time, we really feel it too. Let him come again as quickly as doable to assist us,” Pedro Rocha stated of Moises’ damage.

Apart from the attacker, Voivoda will be unable to depend on two necessary reinforcements. Midfielder Thomas Pochettino and striker Juan Martín Lucero are nonetheless awaiting BID clearance to take the pitch in the Lion shirt. The duo needs to be match to play by the finish of the week.

Caucaia, for its half, has no confirmed appropriation. Marcelo de Lima Enrique is in cost of refereeing the confrontation, whereas Jaelson Albano da Silva and Deborah Beatriz Ferreira take the place of assistants. The fourth decide is Francisco Knidson Albuquerque de Souza.

Fortaleza x Caucasus


3-4-3: Fernando Miguel; Tinga (Britez), Benevenuto and Ceballos (Titi); Iago Pikachu, Hercules (Lucas Sacha), Caio Alexander (Ze Wellison) and Lucas Crispim (Bruno Pacheco); Romarinho, Pedro Rocha and Thiago Galjardo. Technician: Juan Pablo Voivoda.


4-3-3: Celium; Ceara, Tullio, Ayrton Junior and Mateus Maranguape; Leylan, Wilker and Brian; Isaiah, Giuliano and Leslie. Coach Roberto Carlos.

place: President Vargas Stadium in Fortaleza/CE

Date: 17.01.2023

Time: 20 hours

Referee: Marcelo de Lima Enrique

Assistants: Jailson Albano da Silva and Deborah Beatrice Ferreira

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