Orlando Ribeiro says Santos “performed as equals” with Palmeiras and explains the change in squad
Coach Orlando Ribeiro highlighted Santos’ efficiency at Allianz Parque regardless of Defeated 1-0 by Palmeiras, this Sunday. The coach additionally defined his intention by eradicating midfielder Carabajal from the beginning line-up for the entry of younger winger Lucas Barbosa.
“We are upset. We deserved a greater outcome. We performed on equal phrases with Palmeiras, it isn’t straightforward, they’re at the high of the championship. As a outcome, we weren’t happy. The efficiency was good, however the outcome was not .. You can’t be you permit glad,” Orlando stated at a press convention.
Unlike what was taking place with Liska, Santos performed in a 4-2-3-1 with Soteldo as the central midfielder. Lucas Barbosa performed on the proper wing whereas Lucas Braga occupied the left flank. Marcos Leonardo operated usually in command of the assault, whereas Vinicius Zanocello and Camacho had been the midfielders.
“We tried to take out considered one of the defensive midfielders, we performed with three midfielders. We took one, we opened up Barbosa, who is robust, makes a robust impression on the edge, Braga on the different edge and we gave freedom to inside Soteldo. suppose additional what we’ll do . At the finish of the sport we placed on two strikers, we had been dropping. The concept is all the time to place somebody to assist Marcos from the inside,” he added.
According to Orlando, Santos’ technique went by way of two phases: closing nicely and controlling possession. Meanwhile, solely the first one was executed appropriately.
“I additionally stated that we did the first half. The technique… The second a part of the technique was lacking, to carry the ball extra. We gave Palmeiras the ball loads. The concept was to regulate the possession sport,” he stated.
In the second leg, the sport took on an ‘change’ rhythm, with each groups having clear scoring probabilities. Orlando defined his adjustments, such as the addition of Carlos Sanchez, Angelo and Ruan.
“With one down, we knew Palmeiras would drop again a bit. We had been in search of velocity on each side. We additionally selected Sanchez, who is aware of how you can discover passes, management the sport. Angelo and I purpose to have resistance on the left. Zanocello left due to the yellow card, however his efficiency was good. We put Sanchez extra rested and he may enhance in phrases of expertise,” he concluded.
Santos’ subsequent match in the Brazilian league shall be in opposition to Atlético-PR and is not going to happen till the twenty seventh (Tuesday) attributable to FIFA information. The match shall be performed at Villa Belmiro at 21:30 (Brazil time).
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