On the other hand, coach midfielder Diego Ribas is recovering.
Flamenco Barcelona SC on Wednesday, in the first leg of the semi-finals of the Copa Libertadores 2021, could not count on its two main players Uruguay Georgian de Arascada and full-back Philippe.
With muscle injuries, both players did not attend this week’s training sessions and were banned from engaging this Wednesday in Maracana, although they will have to make the top eleven in the second leg on Sept. 29. Memorial Bango Pichincha.
On the other hand, the coach of current Brazilian champion Renato Casso will have midfielder Diego Ribas at his disposal, who has already recovered from edema he suffered from a calf two weeks ago.
The Technical Commission is also assessing David Lewis’ situation as the defender needs more muscle strengthening, although he could be booked as an alternative to the first game of the semifinals, while forward Bruno Henrik is recovering from injury and his participation is doubtful as follows.
For the dedication, which will be played at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazilian authorities acknowledged the presence of fans, with a capacity of only 50% of the total capacity, which corresponds to about 35,000 occupied seats.
Similarly, the Canary team came with a loss, which flew on a charter flight on Monday. Ecuador Argentina American Michael Hoyos
In Guayaquil the team was able to recover from serious injuries to defender Mario Painida, midfielder Bruno Pinatarez and striker Adonis Presido, so Bastos is expected to add them to the top eleven.
In the current Libertadores season, Barcelona SC are undefeated as they beat Santos 0-2 in the group stage and a 2-2 draw with the Flumenines.
The winner of the clash between Flamenco and Barcelona SC will meet on Tuesday in Sao Paulo with the winner of the battle between Palmeras and Atletico Mineiro in the final of the Libertadores. (D)