a Santos Everything will be a backup in the classics this Sunday, against Corinthians, at 8pm (Brasilia time), for the Paulista Championship, but young Angelo will be on the field. Looking at Pixi’s next “ray”, the striker has only played 45 minutes against Novresentino and should be a starting point at Villa Belmeiro.
With Pixi entering the field again on Tuesday to face Boca Juniors, the group stage of Libertadores, in Buenos Aires, coach Ariel Hullan will appoint a backup team.
Subsequently, Angelo was substituted in the interval match against Novresentino, on Friday, to be available for the match against Corinthians. In a 1–0 away defeat, Santos entered the field with practically all the starting players, who will now only play again on Tuesday.
Angelo in Santos training – Photo: Evan Storty / Santos
Angelo is, in fact, a substitute for striker Sotildo, Sold to Toronto Football Club, from Canara. Despite playing for Santos on the right, the boy has already figured out on the left flank, as the Venezuelan used to play, and will compete for the spot with Lucas Braga.
Against Corinthians, Angelo will play his second classic as a professional player. The first was against the same competitor last year. On that occasion, Santos lost 1–0 to the Paulista Championship.
With the arrival of Ariel Hulan, in 2021, Angelo is starting to have more opportunities. The boy played 10 matches and scored a goal.