Fluminense's Fred slams team performance
Fluminense striker Fred has criticised the team's performance in their 2-1 win over Coritiba in the Brasileirão at the Engenhão last night.
Fred told reporters after the match: "It's time for the team to be more mature, we suffer too much in games. The game should have been over in the first half but we couldn't do it.
"This has to serve as a learning experience for the whole team."
The striker also said that they weren't thinking of title rivals Atlético Mineiro: "We're not thinking of Atlético, we will try to do our part and get the results. Regardless of anything, the whole team is to be congratulated."
Fred has been a revelation in the Brasileirão this season, scoring 16 goals in 24 appearances for Fluminense where he and fellow teammate Deco have fired the team to the top of the table.
Fluminense sit at the top of the table, nine points ahead of nearest rivals Atlético Mineiro although they have a game in hand.