THE BALL – Marcano named for his debut (FC Porto)

Iván Marcano’s atypical season in the last year of his contract with FC Porto translates into this atypical figure for a player who has played 37 matches in the Champions League regular phase, plus four in the qualifying rounds : the Spaniard is expected to make his debut in the current edition of the Champions League tomorrow, due to the suspension of David Carmo and the absence, due to injury, of Pepe. In reality, Sérgio Conceição only has two central defenders for the match against Atlético de Madrid, Marcano and Fábio Cardoso, since the Brazilian João Marcelo, defender of the B team who is also usually called in emergency, does not has not been engaged in the Champions League. .

Given this situation, and given the fact that Marcano is working as a shadow of David Carmo, the coach should even put his chips in the Spaniard, the substitute used in FC Porto’s 6-0 win in the last round of the Portuguese Cup, with the Anadia. Moreover, over the past two months, the use of Marcano has been limited to just over half an hour of parade on the lawn of Anadia, after starting the season with a smile, while he opened the season with the conquest of the Super Cup. , teaming up with Pepe in the final against Tondela, in Aveiro.

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