Cruzeiro beat Vasco 3-0 and earn access to Serie B

Three years after relegation, Cruzeiro is lastly again in Serie A of the Brazilian championship. Today (21), the workforce had the assist of the group that packed Mineirao to beat Vasco 3-0 and acquire access to the thirty first spherical of Serie B, i.e. seven video games upfront.

Dominating the match for nearly the whole 90 minutes, Raposa opened the scoring within the twenty fourth minute of the primary half with a shot from Filipe Machado that additionally deflected off Danilo Bosa earlier than slotting residence. In the second half, Gasolina launched Bruno Rodriguez, which left Edu with solely the duty of going out for a hug and getting the social gathering began, approaching 14′ into the second half. Luvannor, at 40′, gave remaining numbers to the duel.

Isolated leaders Cruzeiro reached 68 factors and broke the report for quickest access, beating Corinthians (2008), Portuguesa (2011) and Palmeiras (2013) who went seven rounds forward. Vasco follows him in fourth place with 48 factors and is squeezed by Londrina, who’s fifth and can stage the rating if he beats Ponte in sixth.

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A mosaic of Cruzeiro followers earlier than the Brasileirão Serie B match towards Vasco


The proprietor of SAF do Cruzeiro, Ronaldo gained a good looking mosaic from the group and early access to items. The former striker turns 46 tomorrow (22) however has already began celebrating as we speak (21), in Mineirão.

He was in his field on the Mineirão to watch the match, however he arrived shortly earlier than the match, with heavy safety, not interacting with the group and very discreetly.

Who did effectively: Ed

The striker scored the 20th objective of the season. The workforce’s high scorer in 2022, he’s the very best on the sphere for the good 12 months and for scoring the objective that gave Cruzeiro reduction and led to victory.

Who’s at fault: Raniel was not concerned within the recreation

With Vasco additional again, the centre-forward barely got here again to assist and strive to construct the performs. Virtually with out touching the ball within the first 45 minutes, he got here off on the break for Figueiredo to come on.

Cruise Operations: Organization and Tranquility

The workforce confirmed that they understand how to place themselves on the sphere. Calmly, Palestra step by step took management and dictated the rhythm of the sport, stopping any offensive from the opponent. On useless ball performs, the workforce additionally took benefit.

Vasco’s position: An entire catastrophe

Lacking solidity in defence, failing to transition into assault and missing the pace to mount counter-attacks, Cruz-Maltino was dominated in Mineirao. Technically weaker and extra disorganized, the workforce have been as soon as once more straightforward prey away from residence, slumping to an eighth consecutive defeat outdoors Rio da Janeiro.

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Vasco began the sport effectively and threatened with a minute, within the closed nook, which was headed residence by Nene. At 13′, Neto Moura slipped and injured his personal proper ankle. The midfielder obtained assist and even tried to keep on the sphere, however left the sphere in tears within the sixteenth minute for Neto Moura to come on.

The heavenly objective fell within the twenty fourth minute when Vasco’s defender was in full disarray. Eginaldo tried to go away the sport and slipped, leaving the ball on the toes of Filipe Machado, who launched the bomb from outdoors the penalty space. Danilo Bosa made a mistake and ended up deflecting the ball down the center. For the ultimate, the goalkeeper Thiago Rodríguez had already fallen and even tried to save together with his foot, however the ball stopped solely within the decrease a part of the web.

With Rafael Cabral resting, Raposa traded passes upfield in the hunt for the second objective. However, the very best early alternative got here from a useless ball. Bruno Rodríguez hit the crossbar with a direct free-kick and on the rebound Machado headed Yuri Lara over.

Jorginho returned from the break with two adjustments for Gigante da Colina: Figueiredo and Edimar for Raniel and Paulo Victor. The adjustments made the workforce extra offensive, however regardless of this, they make lots of errors in passing and with out making a hazard for the opposing objective.

Pezzolano responded within the twelfth minute, with Wesley Gasolina and Daniel Junior changing Stenio and Lincoln. And simply two minutes later, a second objective fell. The fuel fired Bruno Rodriguez, who sped ahead, entered the world and rolled to Edu, who had solely the duty of sending him on objective.

Luvaner, who got here on for Edu, nonetheless had time to rating a 3rd. Marquinhos Cipriano, left, performs for Luvanor. The striker completed and as soon as once more relied on Danilo Bosa’s deflection to bother Thiago Rodriguez and shut out the scoring.

Confusion within the stands

Vasco fans protest in Mineirao after Cruzeiro's second goal - Lohana Lima/UOL - Lohana Lima/UOL

Vasco followers protested at Mineirao after Cruzeiro’s second objective

Image: Lohana Lima/UOL

After Cruzeiro’s second objective, Vasco followers began throwing cups and chairs on the Mineirao garden. Security guards and navy police went to the stands to strive to management the disturbance, which lasted about 5 minutes. Children have been even taken out of area.

Fans face one another in gogó

Historically seen as rival followers, the dispute was not solely on the pitch between Cruzeiro and Vasco, but additionally within the stands. With a crowded part for the visitors, the cariocas sang and loudly provoked the heavenly viewers. After Filipe Machado’s objective, Cruzeiro returned with chants of “Vasco will keep in Serie B”.

Ronaldo’s son instructions the social gathering

Ronaldo, Ronaldo's son, in Mineirao before the match against Vasco - Tomás Santos/Staff Photos - Tomás Santos/Staff Photos

Ronaldo, Ronaldo’s son, in Mineirao earlier than the match towards Vasco

Image: Tomas Santos/Staff Images

Before the ball acquired rolling at Mineirao, it was Ronaldo, Ronaldo’s son, who commanded the social gathering on the turf. Next to Raposão, he who’s the DJ, animates the group, controlling the sound.

subsequent matches

The golf equipment return to the pitch subsequent week, for Round 32. Raposa visits Ponte Preta on Wednesday (28), at 7 p.m. Gigante da Colina go head-to-head within the relegation battle at residence to Londrina on Thursday (29), at 9.30pm.


Serie B of the Brazilian championship – thirty first spherical
Date: September 21, 2022, Wednesday
Time: 21:00 (from Brazil)
place: Mineirão, in Belo Horizonte (MG)
Referee: Flavio Rodriguez de Souza (FIFA/WC)
Assistants: Alex Ang Ribeiro (SP) and Gustavo Rodriguez de Oliveira (SP)
VAR: Rodrigo Guariso Ferreira do Amaral (VAR-FIFA/SP)
targets: Filipe Machado, at 24’/1st (CRU); Edu, at 14’/2nd T (RAW), Luvannor, at 40’/2nd T (RAW)
Yellow playing cards: Stênio, Kaiki (CRU); Paulo Victor (VAS)

Public: 59,204 items
incomes: BRL 2,974,000.00

CRUISE: Rafael Cabral; Ze Ivaldo, Oliveira and Eduardo Brock; Stenio (Wesley Gasolina), Filipe Machado, Neto Moura (Willian Oliveira), Bruno Rodriguez and Caiki (Marquinhos Cipriano); Lincoln (Daniel Jr.) and Edu (Louvaner). technician: Paul Pezzolano.

VASCO: Thiago Rodriguez; Leo Matos (Gabriel Peck), Danilo Bosa, Anderson Conceição and Paulo Victor (Edimar); Yuri Lara, Andrei Santos and Nene (Alex Teixeira); Marlon Gomes (Fábio Gomes), Eguinaldo and Raniel (Figueiredo). Technician: Jorge.

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