GloboEsporte: Gabigol possible starter vs. Ecuador

August 31, 2016 22:48
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Brazilian striker and new Inter Milan signing Gabriel Barbosa is reportedly expected to start as the striker in a front line alongside Neymar and Willian in tomorrow’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Ecuador in Quito.

New manager Tite tested out a lineup that featured the following: Alisson, Daniel Alves, Miranda, Gil, Marcelo; Casemiro, Paulinho, Renato Augusto; Willian, Neymar, and Gabigol.

Alongside him and Miranda, he will be the two Inter Milan players starting for the Brazilian national team.

 

  • MancioIsLove

    I’ll watch him as well, if he can score against a team of divers parking the bus he’ll do fine on Serie A

    • postal

      And especially against Rubentus.

  • Tyrion Lannister

    Most dribbles in top 5 leagues:
    1. Hazard
    2. Kondo with 14

    • local-sloth

      Of which 4 of it resulting in him getting dispossessed. His statistics are getting closer and closer to his Monaco’s golden days (albeit his defensive stats are not).

      FDB’s system really encourage such aggressiveness to flourish. I think we’ll see more goals coming from our midfields this season.

      • casperv

        Me too – we saw in the Palermo game that we have a lot of players coming into the box now, not only one like when Mancini was our coach, but now our midfielders are running lad mads to into the box to help out Icardi as well!

        • local-sloth

          If only his (Icardi’s) style of play isn’t so one dimensional…. At least now that we have a couple more dynamic, high workload energizer bunnies like JM, Banega, and (I hope) Gnokouri I think we can keep this up for a while.