With eight absences, Fluminense travels to Lima for their Libertadores debut against Alianza Lima | fluminense

With eight absences, Fluminense travels to Lima for their Libertadores debut against Alianza Lima | fluminense
With eight absences, Fluminense travels to Lima for their Libertadores debut against Alianza Lima | fluminense
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The Fluminense delegation embarked on Monday night heading to Lima, Peru, where they will face Alianza Lima in the first game of Conmebol Libertadores 2024. The match will be played on Wednesday, at 9:30 pm (Brasília time), at the Stadium Alejandro Villanueva.

Current champion, Fluminense debuts on Wednesday (03/04) at Conmebol Libertadores

One of the new players among the athletes who traveled is striker Douglas Costa, who is recovering from an injury. On the other hand, the team has eight casualties for the first game.

1 of 1 Douglas Costa returns to the team after injury — Photo: Marcelo Gonçalves/Fluminense
Douglas Costa returns to the team after injury — Photo: Marcelo Gonçalves/Fluminense

Defender Manoel suffered a sprain in his left ankle in training this Monday and did not travel. In addition to him, coach Fernando Diniz will be without Paulo Henrique Ganso (right calf), Germán Cano (right knee), Marlon (right knee), Keno (left ankle) and Gabriel Pires (left knee). Striker John Kennedy and left-back Diogo Barbosa are suspended.

Coach Fernando Diniz listed 25 players to make up the group that heads to Lima. The team will hold its last training session before the match this Tuesday. The activities take place at the Peruvian Football Federation Training Center. Current champions, Fluminense are in Group A of the continental competition, which also includes Cerro Porteño, from Paraguay, and Colo-Colo, from Chile.

Check the list of players who traveled:

  • Goalkeepers: Fábio, Felipe Alves and Vitor Eudes
  • Defenders: Antonio Carlos, Felipe Andrade, Felipe Melo, Guga, Justen, Marcelo, Samuel Xavier and Thiago Santos
  • Socks: Alexsander, André, Arthur, Lima, Martinelli and Renato Augusto
  • Attackers: David Terans, Douglas Costa, Isaac, Jhon Arias, Kauã Elias, Lelê, Lucumí and Marquinhos

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The article is in Portuguese

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