Danilo steering wheel from Palm treesAnd he was absent from training the Al-Faverdi team this morning, Thursday, at the Football Academy. The athlete was still receiving treatment for a blow to the left ankle he sustained during the match against Flamengo, last Sunday.
Abel Ferreira will almost certainly have to make midfield changes in Saturday’s game against Chapecoense. Zee Rafael, suspended for being sent off in the last round, could make way for Patrick de Paula.
If Danilo does not recover, coach You can choose Felipe Melo, Gabriel Menino, Danilo Barbosa or Matheus Fernandes.
Felipe Melo Wesley during training at Palmeiras – Photo: César Greco/AG. Palmeiras
On Thursday, Verdão’s team took part in a technical training, with submissions and crosses done before moving on to a small field. The last activity before the trip to Chapeco will be Friday morning at the Football Academy.
Possible lineup of Palmeiras for the match against Xavi has: Waverton. Marcos Rocha, Luanne, Gustavo Gómez, Pequerez; Felipe Melo (Danilo), Patrick de Paula, Rafael Vega and Dodo; Wesley and Ron.
Palmeiras is second in the Brazilian Championship with 35 points, seven points behind Atletico MG. The duel against Chapecoense will be played on Saturday, 5 p.m., at Arena Conda, valid for the 21st round of the National Championship.
Palmeiras throws at the Football Academy – Photo: Cesar Greco/AG Palmeiras
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