An expulsion upset the plans of Palmeiras, who decided not to field Endrick, in their 1-0 victory against Santos
The 16-year-old jewel, which Barça is interested in, will have to wait a few days to make his debut with the Brasileirao leader
Everything was ready for Endrick, the jewel of Palmeiras who arouses the interest of Barça and the greats of Europe, to make his debut in the Verdao first team in the classic against Santos, corresponding to the 27th day of the Brasileirao. However, everything was cut short by the direct red expulsion of the midfielder Danielwhich has been on Barça’s agenda, in the 62nd minute. And, from then on, the Portuguese coach, Abel Ferrera, had to review all its planning. In the end, the albiverde ended up winning 1-0, with a great goal from the Uruguayan merentiel, and reaffirms its leadership. Endrick watched it all from the sideline.
The expectation at the Allianz Parque, in Sao Paulo, was high to finally see the great promise of Brazilian football in actionwho was given number 16, a nod to the age of the very young center forward, who is going to become a world figure.
It is expected that Abel Ferrera I gave him the alternative already entered the second half and he could play the final stretch of a classic of maximum rivalry.
Endrick, who will play the final of the Brasileirao Sub-20 against Corinthians at the end of the month, will continue, however, in the dynamic of the first team. His premiere is a matter of days in a Palmeiras that is going with a determined step towards the title.
The day was more than positive for Verdao, considering that their main rival, Flamengo, fell 1-2 to Fluminense in a very hot derby in which both teams finished with 9 players. Mengao saw an undefeated streak of 19 games in all competitions break and is now 12 points behind the albiverde from São Paulo.
ÁNGELO GABRIEL, 25 MINUTES OF HIGH QUALITY
Who was at Palmeiras-Santos was Ángelo Gabriel, the 17-year-old left-handed winger from Peixe on whom he has a preferential purchase option. The Under-20 international came on in the last 25 minutes of the match and left his mark with his extraordinary technical quality.
He played on both sides of the attack and sought, at all times, the associative game, attending Mark Leonarda ‘9’ of 19 with a lot of projection, Soteldothe ’10’ from Santo Domingo who signed a very good match despite the defeat.