Flamengo wins again against Sao Paulo and secures the Copa do Brasil final

picture: Gilvan de Souza/Flamengo

Arasqueta celebrates Flamengo’s profitable aim that can resolve the title

Flamengo is in the final of the Copa do Brasil. This Wednesday, the group led by Dorival Jnr hosted Sao Paulo at the Maracanã for the second leg of the semi-final and confirmed what many already anticipated, advancing to the subsequent part by beating the opposition again, this time 1-0. , because of Arasqueta’s first-half aim.

Having additionally gained the first leg, in Morumbi, 3-1, Flamengo went into the area this Wednesday and may even lose by a aim distinction that will have even certified for the final. But the Carioca Rubro-Negro didn’t wish to give the probability an opportunity and got here again to impose themselves against São Paulo.

Flamengo now await the winner of this Thursday’s conflict between Corinthians and Fluminense at the Neo Qumica Arena, in Itaquera, to seek out out who shall be their opponent in the Copa do Brasil grand final. It is the eighth time that Rio’s Rubro-Negro, a three-time champion, has challenged the resolution of the event.


So Paulo overpowered Flamengo and in the fourth minute created their first goal-scoring alternative with Igor Vincius taking a danger exterior the space, forcing a double protection from Santos. Shortly after, it was Patrick’s flip to get inside the field and make the half-height cross. Santos unfold out and the ball was left for Alisson, who stepped again for Igor Vincius to cross for Rodrigo Nestor, however the midfielder headed low.

The stress of the Tricolors didn’t cease there. In the ninth minute, Diego Costa saved a nook and Luciano, on the second stick, had the leftovers, placing first, solely to see Santos make a terrific save. Luckily for the So-Paulino ahead, the referee known as offside on the play.

Flamengo started to chill out after the first jiffy of their opponent’s dominance. In the sixteenth minute, Pedro acquired a lead move and hit Yandrei in the penalty space with out a probability. However, the referee disallowed the aim on account of an irregular place of the Flamengo striker.

Paulo then had his greatest probability of the first half. Calleri gained from above, Luciano corrected it and Igor Vincius arrived with the first shot in the penalty space, however remoted the ball, sending it over the aim.

From there, Flamengo’s aim matured. First with Gabigol breaking exterior the field, hitting the nook and requiring a terrific save from Jandrei. At 35 minutes there was no method. Arasqueta acquired a terrific move in the field, relied on Diego Costa’s miss to remain free and performed in type in the nook, choosing up from Jandrej to open the Maracán’s scoring.

And Mengo simply did not prolong it earlier than the break, as Yandrey made one other nice save in the final a part of the first half when the tricolor protection didn’t clear the ball and Gabigol was left with the relaxation, overlaying the opposition goalkeeper, who hurried again to the aim, for to fend off hazard with one hand.

In the second half, Flamengo nearly went one up in the fourth minute when Arasqueta introduced Pablo Maia to the floor and launched for Gabigol, who was blocked by Jandrei. On the rebound, Pedro acquired a cross and tried to complete it off with a volley, however despatched it huge. Sao Paulo received it quickly after with Luciano hitting the publish in the field, in the nook. When the ball was deflected, Calleri, with the goalkeeper down, scored.

Unable to penetrate Flamengo’s protection with the ball on the floor, it was left to São Paulo to depend on balls in the air. Caleri and Luciano even had headers at Santos’ aim, however to no avail.

Flamengo in flip nearly went one up in the fifteenth minute with Everton Ribeiro receiving a superb move in the half-moon and placing first, sending it over the bar. Shortly after, it was Lo Pereira’s flip to shoot laborious from inside the penalty space following a nook kick, however he too hit the publish.

From that time on, even with all the substitutions made by either side, the recreation modified little. It is as much as Flamengo to construct on their snug lead to make sure their eighth Copa do Brasil look in the grand final.



saints; Rodiney, David Luis, Lo Pereira and Filipe Luce; Thiago Maia (Vidal), Ju Gomes (Mateus Frana), Everton Ribeiro (Victor Hugo) and Arasqueta (Diego); Gabigol and Pedro (Everton Chebolinha)

technician: Dorival Jr


Yandrei; Igor Vincius, Diego Costa, Law and Reinaldo (Wellington); Pablo Maya, Alison (Gallopo), Rodrigo Nestor and Patrick (Tales Costa); Luciano (Juan) and Calleri (Eder)

technician: Rogrio Seni

place: Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro (RJ)

Date: September 14, 2022, Wednesday

Referee: Wilton Pereira Sampaio (FIFA-GO)

Assistants: Bruno Rafael Pires (FIFA-GO) and Bruno Bosquiglia (FIFA-PR)

VAR: Pablo Gonalves Pinheiro (FIFA-RN)

OBJECTIVE: Arrascaeta, at 35 from the 1st quarter

yellow card: Reinaldo, Wellington (São Paulo); Lo Pereira (Flemish)

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