The goalkeeper of the Marítimo Charles said today that the Madeiran team will look to surprise Portimonense in the match on Saturday in the Algarve, the 33rd and penultimate round of the Portuguese First League.
"It's a very difficult opponent, we know that and we worked all week to try to surprise them. When they play at home, they set a very strong rhythm, but we're going to have a great game, looking for points," he said. statements to MarítimoTV.
Charles is having a good time in form, crowned with the league's second consecutive distinction for best goalkeeper of the month, with prizes in the months of March and April.
"I'm happy, not just me, but the whole team. We need everyone, even the ones who do not go to the games, the ones who stay in the bank," he said.
The season was not ideal for the 'green teams', who usually fight for European places, but managed to stay in the I Liga the previous day and are now looking to reach the mark of 40 points.
"We were aiming for bigger things, even for the greatness of the Sea, but we achieved the main objective, which was maintenance," commented Charles, who is confident that the team will make more than 40 points.
The Maritimo, ranked 10th with 39 points, visits Portimonense, 13th with 36, on Saturday, with the initial whistle marked at 15:30, with arbitration by Cláudio Pereira, from the Aveiro Football Association.