The Portimonense coach reacted to the inquiry process opened by the Disciplinary Council to the team chosen for the match at Dragão, against FC Porto, on April 16, which ended in a 0-7 defeat, on suspicion of team presentation bottom.
Paulo Sérgio was “embarrassed” for putting in the hypothesis that he aligned himself “in these types of plays” and justified the choices with the options he had available. ” It’s an affront what they’re doing to me. On the other hand, I’ve already said what I had to say on the subject, just see that not even the bench of substitutes was complete: with two goalkeepers, there was still room for one more athlete , and just look at the ones I had on the bench, to understand what I had available for that match”, said the coach at the press conference ahead of the game with Arouca.
The Algarve coach was indifferent to public opinion, declaring that “donkeys have always been and today they have a voice through social networks”, but revealed that he was hurt by the fact that “people with responsibility in football thought they could get into these kinds of situations “.
“I have children, I have parents, I have a family and it is a shame for me to see my name associated with suspicions of this nature. by hand and here I go”, concluded Paulo Sérgio.