Kuka was introduced as Atlético’s coach on 23 July to exchange Turco Mohamed. The coach, champion of the Brazilian championship and final yr’s Copa do Brasil, arrived at Gallo anticipating to take the staff ahead in the Copa Libertadores and go away the staff able to problem for the Serie A title. But after simply ten video games, the staff benefited from the relegation zone.
Ava x Atltico: photographs from the Brazilian match
Kuka leads Gallo in ten video games since returning to the membership. There are two wins, 4 attracts and 4 defeats, an advantage of 33.3%, the similar as Cuiab, 18th in the Brazilian league.
On his return to Atlético, Kuka was in entrance of the staff in the quarter-final elimination of the Copa Libertadores. In the first leg in opposition to Palmeiras in Mineiro, Gallo opened 2-0 however gave up a late equalizer. In the second leg, Alvinegro could not win with two extra on the discipline and was ultimately eradicated on penalties.
It was left to Kuka to attempt to push the Rooster into rivalry for the high positions, however it was not taking place, particularly as a result of of the efficiency at dwelling. With the coach, Atlico performed 3 times at dwelling and scored just one level. In final yr’s marketing campaign, for instance, Alvinegro’s aspect dropped simply 4 factors (one draw and one defeat) in 19 away video games.
The two wins Atltico received with Cuca have been in opposition to Coritiba and Atltico-GO, groups preventing in opposition to relegation, away from dwelling. That’s why it was all the extra disappointing to lose to Ava this Saturday in Resacada.
Gallo have been overwhelmed 1-0, with Bisoli scoring from the penalty spot. The end result noticed Ava break a nine-game winless streak, whereas Atltico may see the G6 groups widen the hole in the standings.
Atlético will now have ten days to work and put together for the conflict in opposition to leaders Palmeiras. The match might be performed on September 28 at 21:30 in Mineiro.