Athletic-PR secures Corinthians and is nearing the strike in the Liberators
Directly disputing a spot in the Libertadores da América 2017, Corinthians e Athletic-PR faced and tied without goals at the Corinthians Arena, in São Paulo, on Saturday night (26), at 21h, in a duel valid for the penultimate round of the Brazilian Serie A Championship. With the tie, Rubro-negro has 56 points, in 5th place. Alvinegro paulista remains in 7th position with 55 points.
In the last round, played on Sunday (04), at 5 pm, Furacão receives Flamengo at Arena da Baixada. Timão travels to Belo Horizonte to face Cruzeiro in Mineirão. Depending only on you, Atlético just beat Flamengo to win the place in the Libertadores.
Quite offensive, Corinthians stopped in the good Atleticana defense.
Playing in their domains, Corinthians started the game dominating the paranaenses, but the defense of the Hurricane managed to ward off the danger. After 10 minutes, Marquinhos Gabriel had his cross cut and, on the rebound, Cristian kicked it out without danger. Then minutes later, again Marquinhos Gabriel, the midfielder started on the counterattack and finished. The ball goes low to Werverton's defense.
The team from São Paulo spun the ball trying to open the Atleticana defense. At 37 mintuos Rodriguinho took a long shot and hit the right post of goalkeeper Weverton and, on the rebound, Romero tried to complete for the goal, heading over the crossbar.
With 40 minutes, the hosts reached the mark of nine corners in their favor, however, failing to realize the chances in goals. With two minutes left to finish the initial stage, after Fagner's cross, Marquinhos Gabriel deflected, the ball exploded in Thiago Heleno and went out through the bottom line, leaving the score closed in the first half.
Atlético-Pr shows why it has second best defense and holds Corinthians
As in the beginning of the first half, the complementary stage started with Corinthians dominating the actions. At 10 minutes, Wéverton showed why he is a goalkeeper for the Brazilian team. After Fagner crosses from the right, Cristian kicked in first and the goalkeeper made an important defense, in the rebound Marlone hit over the goal.
With 20 minutes, in the good exchange of passes from Alvinegro, Marlone to Rodriguinho who launched Cristian, however, the steering wheel finished out. Recently entered the field, Giovanni Augusto made an individual play on the right, cut to the middle and hit by the atletican goal. With ten minutes to go, Oswaldo Oliveira and Paulo Autuori had already made all the changes.
In the 42nd minute, João Pedro took a chance from outside the area, forcing goalkeeper Walter to hit the back line. The match was at the base of the attack against defense, better for the people of Paraná who held the São Paulo attack. However, at 47 minutes, Balbuena headed out after crossing.
CORINTHIANS 0 X 0 ATLÉTICO-PR
Corinthians: Walter; Fagner, Vilson, Balbuena and Uendel; Cristian (Giovanni Augusto), Camacho, Marquinhos Gabriel, Rodriguinho and Marlone; Romero (Lucca).
Technical: Oswaldo Oliveira.
Atlético-PR: Weverton; Léo, Paulo André, Thiago Heleno and Sidcley; Otávio, Hernani (Matheus Rossetto) and Lucho González (João Pedro); Lucas Fernandes (Nikão), Pablo and André Lima.
Technical: Paulo Autuori.
Local: Arena Corinthians, in São Paulo (SP)
Date / Time: Nov 26, 2020 at 21h
Referee: Leandro Pedro Vuaden (FIFA-RS)
Assistants: Elio Nepomuceno de Andrade Junior (RS) and Lucio Beiersdorf Flor (RS).
Public | Income:24,701 paying | Total 24,956 | Income: R $ 1,291,293.00
Yellow Cards:Camacho, Rodriguinho and Vilson (Corinthians); Lucho González and Thiago Heleno (Atlético-PR).
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