The Brazilian Championship still has six rounds and Flamengo is in third place, six points (66-60) of Palmeiras leader. For the defender Léo Duarte, the Rio team did not give up the title of the contest. "We hope to win the Brazilian and look for more," said the defense at a press conference at CT of Urubu's Cage of Vargem Grande, west of Rio de Janeiro, after training.
On Saturday, Flamengo will play the classic against Botafogo at 19 at the Engenhão stadium in Rio for the 33rd round. The team comes from two draws – against Palmeiras and São Paulo – and can not go wrong, according to Léo Duarte. "We must concentrate to take the opportunity if we do not take advantage of Palmeiras and São Paulo," the petitioner defended. Dorival Junior coach can count on the maximum power for the classic.
Flamengo will not have a slight sequence before in this latest stretch of Brazil. After Botafogo, the red-and-white team will face Santos (home), Sport (outside) and Grêmio (home). In the last two rounds, he faces Cruzeiro in Belo Horizonte and Atlético-PR in Rio de Janeiro.
Despite eliminations from the other contested contests, Léo Duarte does not think the 2018 season was a failure. "Disastrous, we did not reach the semifinals of the Brazilian Cup, we passed the Libertadores stage, which is not happening, we are fighting for the Brazilian," he said.<! – Pontamedia Comments Tag //