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No more place for Iker Casillas?

FC Portotrainer Sérgio Conceição, under the crossbar, the Portuguese leader will prefer to José Sá.

Iker Casillas © AFP

You can create a legend on the invallersbank? Apparently it does, because the 36-year-old old hand Iker Casillas was at FC Porto, the victim of tegendoelpunten. “The defensive errors must get out’, defends coach Sérgio Conceição (ex-Standard) make its decision on José Sá (24) in goal at the multiple champion.

After eight days in the Portuguese league had Casillas his place to give, despite the koploperschap after a 31 to 33 and a doelpuntenverhouding of 30-4. In the CL issued to the 1-3 defeat against Besiktas, on the openingsspeeldag the middle of september, the 167-fold ex-international bad.

“It is a purely technical option’, says Conceição. ‘Status here has nothing to do with it, and plays no role of significance.’

The chance is so small that on the fifth day of the kampioenenbal in group G, on Tuesday 21 november, Casillas guard the goal of FC Porto in the crucial duel for the second place with Besiktas. The Turks lead the group with ten points, for the Portuguese (6), the German RB Leipzig (4) and AS Monaco (2).

Press conference departure?

The advantage of FC Porto is the offensive wealth. This is also proven in the last three league games, in which more than distance was taken from Paços Ferreira (6-1), in the stadsderby at Boavista (0-3) and 2-0-home win against Belenenses. Especially the African aanvalstrio Yacine Brahimi (Tunisia), Moussa Marega (Mali) and Vincent Aboubakar (Cameroon) is in bloedvorm.

Casillas, who in July decided a season to go, made in the meantime via Twittter known that the rumors is not correct that the clubleiding him in the January press conference is let go.

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