Corinthians receive a security alert in Peru and consider not going to the stadium

Lily NascimentoJul 18, 2023, 2:48 p.mReading: two minutes.

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a Corinthians Fears for his safety hours before his departure hem from CONMEBOL Sudamericana against universityin Lima, Peru. After alerting the local authorities, the club is considering not going to the field, according to a report ESPN.

The match is scheduled to take place on Tuesday (18) at 21:30 (Brasilia time) with transmission via ESPN In the star + Brazilian national team He won the first leg 1-0.

In Peru, the Alvinegra delegation was ordered by the local police to go to the Monumental “U” stadium inside the company bus, for security reasons. The authorities fear stoning and attacks from Universitario fans.

The Corinthians’ arrival at their hotel in Lima was uneventful. But after meeting with those responsible for the security of the duel, the alarm was triggered, with the recommendation that the delegation go to the stadium in the police bus; Otherwise, it will not be safe.

The intention is for Corinthians to enter the field unnoticed. The vehicle in question only has the “Police” identification on its chassis.

Upon receiving the directive, the Brazilian club began to fear for the safety of the team’s players and commissioners. Faced with tension, the next few hours will be crucial for the club to decide whether or not to take to the field.

Timao traveled with his security guards and, as usual, there will be local police accompanying the delegation. However, according to the authorities, the staff may be insufficient, hence the suggestion to use the official Lima Police bus.

It is believed that anger may have flared up in Peru with the arrest of Sebastian Avellino Vargas, a physical trainer at Universitario, in Brazil, He was caught making alleged racist gestures to Corinthians fans at Neo Química Arena last week.

In their commitment of the weekend, in the Peruvian Championship, the team from the capital took to the field carrying a banner of support for the professional, who is still being held in São Paulo.

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Originally posted 2023-07-18 19:39:40.