Coca, coach of Atlético MG, spoke about the controversies against Palmeiras and Flamengo over the big titles of the 2021 season.
In an interview with TNT Sports, Technical Atletico MGAnd head, admitted that his fall into the semi-finals of the Libertadores Konmebol, against Palm treesand ended up “helping” Gallo win titles Brazilian Championship And the Brazilian Cup in the last stage of the season.
According to coach Alfinegro, the exclusion in the continental championship allowed the club from Minas to focus exclusively on the First Division, unlike Verdau and flamingo, who were rivals for the National Cup.
In doing so, Roster was able to run a terrible race and secure the conquest of the Italian Serie A decades later, while opponents “lost” in the battle, as their eyes were on the final of the Libertadores.
“What I think, I think about the cup half full. If we get past Palmeiras (in Libertadores), then Palmeiras will be eliminated. Look how many points we have got ahead of Palmeiras. Palmeiras will only take Brazil, I will take care of Flamengo on November 27”.
“What happened to me was going to happen to Palmeiras. We put our chips on the Brazilians, we did it that way. Flamengo and Palmeiras lost their way in the Brazilian national team to sponsor the Libertadores. It was fantastic for us,” he said.
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“If I had to choose between the Brazilian and the Libertadores, we would choose the Brazilian while Atletico-MG didn’t win. It was great. Even with a great team, which won four titles, I don’t know if that would win. It will be heavy and I will lose a player if I do that.” .
In the end, Atlético won the Serie A with the leftovers, and ended up with a total of 84 points, against Fella’s 71 and Flairde’s 66.
In the Copa Brasil, Gallo also swam at arm length, winning both games in the final against Atletico-PR And make two nationwide.
It is worth noting that in 2021, the Belo Horizonte team won the championship of Minas Gerais.
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