The striker Wesley said on Friday that the victory in the classic over the Corinthians, Thursday night, at Neo Chemistry Arena, by 2 to 0, served to increase the confidence of the Palm Trees, to the point of putting the team on the route to win the Brazilian championship.
“Winning is already good, but winning against Corinthians is priceless. It is one of the greatest classics in the country. It gives you a boost to fight for the title. of base of Palestra Itália and holder in the team of the technician Vanderlei Luxemburgo in the last two games.
“I believe that I managed to develop my football by helping the team. Gaining space, now it is trying to maintain to continue playing. This transition is quite difficult, but we have been trying to adapt as quickly as possible with the group”, said the athlete, who returned to Palmeiras in January, after a loan at Vitória.
Despite the victory over the biggest rival and the invincibility in the Brasileirão, with four wins and four draws, Wesley knows that the pressure will always exist from the fans. “The pressure is normal. Because of playing for Palmeiras the pressure is always great. We have been playing game by game developing better to win and grow in the table.”
With 16 points in fourth place in the Brasileirão, four points behind the international leader, Palmeiras will play again, on Sunday, at Allianz Parque, against Sport, for the tenth round.