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Coutinho and Casemiro's former teammate won Liga 1 with Bali United

Coutinho and Casemiro's former teammate won Liga 1 with Bali United

Defender Willian Pacheco, the former player of Brazil U20 was included in Bali United's squad became the champion of 2019 Indonesian Liga 1.

The 2-0 victory against Semen Padang made Bali United officially became the champion of 2019 Liga 1.

After 30 matches they gained 63 points, 17 points more than the second-place team while Liga 1 still has four remaining fixtures.

Their performance in this season is appraised "impressive" as their games are at a different level compared to other opponents. It is also the first league champion for the club founded in 1989.

In this year, Bali United is managed by Stefano Cugurra Teco, the former head coach winning Liga 1 last year with Persija Jakarta.

Under his guidance, Bali United played a fantastic year. Since the 13th fixture, they have constantly remained in the first place.

Moreover, Bali United currently has 14 consecutive undefeated games at the home ground. No team can beat them as they play at the Kapten I Wayan Dipta Stadium.

One of the most impressive players of Bali United this season is centre-back Willian Pacheco. Although playing at the defense, he scored four goals for the team, including deciding goals in the games against Kalteng Putra, Arema Club, and Barito Putera.

In the past, Pacheco used to play for Brazillian clubs Corinthians and Botafogo. He was a member of Brazil U20 in 2011, alongside Casemiro and Coutinho.