Coach Fernando Diniz made his debut today (16) for the Basque in a bitter 1-1 tie with CRB, in Maceió (AL), by the B series. Cruzmaltino was winning until 46 minutes into the second half, when they conceded a goal by Renan Bressan that gave a real “cold shower” to the team.
Despite the frustrating result in terms of the table, the coach approved the performance of his teammates and preferred to attribute the suffered goal to unhappiness.
“It’s very difficult to explain CRB’s goal. We had almost total control of the game. In their goal, a lot of things happened that got a little out of control. I try to stay with the team’s production. We had consistency to go out and change the ball. , the team was more compact, we didn’t take risks. I liked everything. The set pieces, yes, we have to improve. The CRB team is the one with the most set goals in the championship. In general, apart from the result that disappointed us, I liked the acting,” he declared.
In addition to his own debut, midfielder Nenê was also on the field for the first time, who had a good performance and took the corner kick in the goal scored by Germán Cano. The coach made a point of praising him a lot:
“Nenê is an example of being in love with soccer. The guy loves what he does, he likes to play, he likes to be together. He doesn’t like to be out of training and out of the game. In addition to talent, he moves us. I think he would like to play for the rest of his life. He adds a lot for the passion he has for the sport.”
With the result, Vasco remained in 10th place, eight points behind the G-4 with 14 rounds to the end of Serie B. Now, Cruzmaltino turns its attention to the derby on Sunday (19) against cruise, where the expectation of receiving the public in São Januário (RJ) lives. A meeting tomorrow between the Serie B clubs and the CBF will settle the matter.