Flamengo ‘keep’ in Itaqueira, Corinthians win and Libertadores close to semi-finals

At the Neo Quimica Arena, Dorival Junior’s facet received the benefit in the primary leg of the quarter-finals.

O Flamengo An essential victory was received Corinthians 2-0, this Wednesday, on the Neo Quimica Arena, in the primary leg of the duel and quarter-finals. CONMEBOL Libertadores.

With the gorgeous targets of Arasqueta and Gabigol, the red-black was superior throughout 90 minutes in Itaqueira and “shut up” greater than 40 thousand Corinthians current in the capital of São Paulo.

The greatest moments

The first half was ‘truncated’ and the aim that created controversy

There had been few possibilities in the primary half. Corinthians regretted shedding Macon to harm early in the sport, changed by Fausto Vera. The greatest scoring possibilities had been created by Flamengo. Pedro misses an opportunity in opposition to Casio, whereas Arascetta kicks poorly previous Timo’s goalkeeper.

However, in the thirty sixth minute, Arascetta kicked in the nook, leaving no likelihood for Cassio, opening the scoring in Itaqueira. The transfer was controversial as a result of earlier than the Uruguayan may kick, the ball slipped onto the arm of Joao Gomes, who clung to his physique. The VAR reviewed and acknowledged the aim.

A critic of ESPN and former FIFA referee, CARLOS EUGENIO SIMON analyzed the bid and mentioned that the match referee, Patricio Lostau, was proper to validate the bid in addition to VAR.

“The aim of Arrascata and Nice aim because the ball hits Joao Gomes’ elbow. The hand was close to the physique, the physique house was not elevated. That’s why the referee was proper when he pointed to the centre, an ideal aim.”

Fla expands at first of the ultimate stage

In the second half, Vitor Pereira despatched Timo on the assault, taking off Cantillo and Edson at half-time and placing on Roger Guedes and Giuliano.

However, with 5 minutes of the ball rolling, Flamengo scored their second aim, Gabigol, who kicked into the nook, giving Cassio no likelihood.

Dorival Junior’s facet continued to command the sport in the second half and the growth was not solely due to Casio, who saved the Corinthians a number of extra instances.

In the ultimate minutes, Flamengo followers on the Neo Quimica Arena began shouting “ole” with each contact of the ball by the red-black crew.

Championship standing

With this consequence, Flamengo has an enormous benefit in the match and may even lose on aim distinction subsequent Tuesday, on the Maracana, to nonetheless advance to the Libertadores semifinals.

If Timao wins by two targets, the spot shall be contested on penalties.

Upcoming video games

Corinthians will play once more on Saturday, at Resacada, for the Brazilian championship, in opposition to Avaí, at 19:00 (Brasilia).

Flamengo, alternatively, continues in the capital of Sao Paulo, the place they are going to face Sao Paulo on Saturday, 8:30pm for the Brasileiro.


Corinthians 0 X 2 Flamengo

Goal: Flamengo: Arascata, 1st tee at 37 and Gabi, 2nd tee at 5.
Paying viewers: 45,159 individuals
Total viewers: 45,349 individuals Income: BRL 5,386,291.50

Corinthians: Cássio, Fagner, Bruno Méndez, Balbuena and Lucas Piton; Cantillo (Giuliano), Du Queiroz (Ronnie) and Macon (Fosto Vera); Edson (Roger Goodes), Gustavo Silva (Gioven) and Yuri Alberto. Coach: Vitor Pereira.

Flamengo: Saints; Rodinei, David Luiz, Leo Pereira and Philip Luiz; Thiago Maia, Joao Gomes (Vidal), Everton Ribeiro and Arascata (Victor Hugo); Pedro (Everton Cebolinha) and Gabriel (Lazaro). Coach: Dorival Jr.


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