After Brazil’s victory against Serbia on Thursday (2-0), at the 2022 World Cup, Thiago Silva was very upset. The Seleçao central defender blasted the Serbian coach’s pre-match statements about the team’s tactics.
Thiago Silva gave a rant. Thursday evening, at the end of the victory won by Brazil against Serbia (2-0) for its debut at the 2022 World Cup, in group G, the central defender auriverde returned to the pre-match remarks by Dragan Stojkovic. At a press conference, the Serbian coach had criticized the expected very attacking starting lineup of Tite’s men, being surprised then from his point of view at the absence of defensive players.
“It’s a lack of respect”
Facing the media, in statements transcribed by Globo Sportsthe Chelsea player tackled the 57-year-old technician. “It’s a lack of respect. We are not asking anyone to be afraid of us. But a little respect… If I had studied our team, I would have seen that we conceded few goals, no matter if we played three or four in front. The former resident of Paris Saint-Germain drives the point home and defends his teammates: “It’s football stuff. We tried to neutralize their game, they had no real chance of scoring. Hopefully next time he can study our team a little better and have a little more respect in his statement.
“O Monstro” did not like the words of the Serbian coach on the defense of Brazilhttps://t.co/MTND0QBA8J
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Long defeated by the partners of Dusan Tadic, Brazil made the difference in the second half with a double from Richarlison, the Tottenham striker having scored an anthology goal on the second achievement of the five-time world champions. With three points, the Brazilians share first place in Group G with Switzerland, their next opponent on Monday.