The penalty kick saved by Cassio in Itaquera was the seventh that the striker missed in an Atletico shirt. Of those, four were in 2023 alone.
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In all, Hulk has already taken 37 rooster penalties and converted 30 of them (81%).
Hulk only played the second half
Hulk was saved by coach Eduardo Codit, who spent the first half on the bench. He entered the second half in place of Igor Gomez, but was unable to prevent a 2-0 victory for Corinthians. After the match, he pinned coach Eduardo Codete when he said the conditions for the match were complete.
The coach decides. We are always ready, but the coach decides and we have to respect that. It is up to the coach to decide. We are preparing to be ready for all matches, but the coach decides who plays and who does not.