Cruzeiro will start the new season in the Brazilian Series with negative index points, according to ESPN.
FIFA recognized club guilty in the case of unpaid debts in five million dollar club “al-Wahda” for the rental of a midfield of Denilson in 2016. Punishment was the removal of six points.
If the club for five months did not pay the money, the punishment may be more severe, up to the downgrade in status.
At the end of the season 2019 “Cruzeiro” for the first time in history was relegated to the second division of the Brazilian championship. This triggered serious financial problems at the club, which this spring has worsened the pandemic coronavirus.