The Brazilian national team will face a triple round of qualifiers in the coming days. The first game will be on Thursday, when the team faces Venezuela, at 20:30 (GMT), in Caracas.
Left-back Alex Sandro commented on the Brazilian opponent in the opening match of this FIFA date. The Juventus player stated that Venezuelans usually play hard and have their qualities, but stressed that Brazil will respect them regardless of their position in the table.
“Venezuela, no matter where it is in the standings, is a team that has always played hard, has its qualities. Whether it’s last or at the top of the table, the respect is equal. So our thinking will be the same in let’s try to do our best,” he said at a press conference on Monday.
Alex Sandro also praised the return of players who play in English football. On the last call, athletes played in the UK by the same clubs were unable to present themselves to the national team as a way to prevent possible infection by covid-19.
“Regarding the return of the players who play in the Premier League, I am sure that they are coming to strengthen the Brazilian team. With them, the group can be completed. I am happy to have them with us,” he said. defender.
Brazil begins its preparations to face Venezuela on Monday, even without all those summoned present. The team should only be completed on Tuesday.
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