Santos has a well-defined goal in the match against Atlético-GO, this Wednesday (14th), at 8:30 pm, in Vila Belmiro: to defend the unbeaten record of twelve games in the season. Since the defeat to Flamengo, on August 30, Peixe has not known what it is to leave the field defeated.
Since then, there have been six draws and six defeats, counting Brasileirão and Copa Libertadores. Peixe defeated Ceará, Atlético-MG, Delfín-EQU, Olimpia-PAR, Goiás and Grêmio, and drew with Vasco, São Paulo, Olimpia-PAR, Botafogo, Fortaleza and Corinthians.
With the good performance, Santos is in the sixth place in the Brasileirão, with 24 points, two points from São Paulo, first in the G4 and six points from Atlético-MG, leader of the competition. The club is ahead of more valuable and considered better squads, such as Palmeiras and Grêmio.
In Libertadores, the team is the leader of Group G with thirteen points and is already classified in the round of 16 of the competition in an unbeaten way, with. In addition, he fights with Palmeiras for the best campaign of the first phase among all the continental competition clubs.
The climate is good in Vila Belmiro. Cuca has also been important behind the scenes and the players treat each other like family.
– I am living a special moment in my career and this I share with everyone here in the group. We have a family and everyone wants the best for Santos FC. That’s the most important. We are going to have a difficult game against Atlético, which comes from winning. We have to make a good start to win again and, who knows, to enter the G4. We will fight hard for that – said the striker in an interview with LANCE !.
It remains to be seen whether Santos will maintain the positive streak or be ‘stopped’ by the opponent from Goiás.
Santos wants to maintain invincibility (Photo: Disclosure / Santos)