What was Atltico’s biggest mistake in 2022? Rodrigo Caetano appreciates

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Rodrigo Caetano believes Atlético’s fundamental mistake in 2022 is to prioritize give attention to knockout video games

In sports activities applications and portals, in addition to in fan debates on social networks, there may be quite a lot of dialogue on the subject: what was Atltico’s fundamental mistake in 2022? Football director Rodrigo Caetano answered the query in an interview Network 98 final Tuesday (13/9).

Caetano received proper right down to analyzing Atltico’s season, which ought to finish with the Campeonato Mineiro and Supercopa do Brasil titles. According to the supervisor’s evaluation, the membership as a complete paid extra consideration to the elimination matches (Copa do Brasil and Copa Libertadores) than to the Brazilian championship.

“Unfortunately, at instances we’ve got put extra give attention to the knockout video games. It is a sin that’s dedicated. I feel the cup ought to go hand in hand as a result of in the event you do very nicely in the Brazilian league… a membership like Atlético, like two or three others who’ve a group who’ve the power to be on the high of all of them, it’s important to put the championship title as a precedence. Because the bowl comes naturally. And do not reverse that steadiness.”, analyzed.

“If we’ve got a group, investments, we can have a stadium and arrange ourselves financially, we’ve got to impress upon all of us (together with mine) that there’s nothing extra vital than the Brazilian championship. The cup match after which the opposite cup. That was maybe one of many errors,” he added.

Rodrigo Caetano additionally assures that there was no drawback with the extent of transmission of the gamers, as was primarily speculated by followers in the networks. The director of soccer pointed to the conflict with Flamengo in the spherical of 16 of the Copa do Brasil as a degree of imbalance in the season.

“There isn’t any mistake in the work schedule. There is completely nothing incorrect with casually getting into a match. I’m speaking about focus. Being the champion of Brazil may be very troublesome. There are 38 endings to face. And when that interval of the cups being on the facet, in the center, and having to share the eye, I feel possibly we paid an excessive amount of consideration to the Copa do Brasil as a result of that was the normal opponent (Flamengo),” he recalled.

“Maybe if it was one other membership, in the spherical of 16, we might have performed higher in Brazil then. Just prefer it was in Libertadores. It’s a sense and I’ve already shared it internally with the others,” he added.

Another mistake from 2022

Also, based on the supervisor, Atltico sinned in some methods by recruiting gamers who didn’t have the best bodily situations to debut quicker. Rodrigo praised the technical high quality of the reinforcements, however cited the time wanted to adapt as a detrimental issue.

“I might let you know others. Because of this situation of signing gamers on the finish of their contract, we’ve got introduced in gamers who haven’t performed for a very long time. It’s a excessive invoice as a result of the man comes in, he has to adapt, the danger of damage is larger… The high quality of the athletes that arrived is nice, however the situation they arrived in is what they needed to provide.” , he argued.

Finally, the soccer director as soon as once more denied any risk of renewing the squad. In brief, Caetano believes that Atlético don’t even have the monetary situations to think about a extra drastic breakup.

“Of course we’re licking our wounds. We perceive that we’re down and in debt, however I’m towards reformulation. The breakup. This means an everlasting restart. I’m extra about correction, course correction, fixing what is not working. , as a result of the invoice is dear with regards to breaking apart,” he concluded.

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