Hulk scores two goals from the penalty spot and Atlético beat Caldense on Coude’s debut

picture: Ramon Lisboa/EM/DA Press

Gallo’s gamers vibrate with Hulk, the scorer of the afternoon in Independence

Atlético struggled however debuted with a win below Argentinian coach Eduardo Cudet. Alvinegro’s facet wasted a number of possibilities, however relied on Hulk’s effectivity with two penalties – each awarded with the assist of VAR – to beat Caldense 2-1 at Independencia for the first spherical of the Mineiro Championship. Goalkeeper Everson even saved a penalty.

Caldense was complaining rather a lot about the two penalties scored, each with the assist of VAR. In the first, Allen was introduced down with a contact from behind, on the line of the penalty space. The second was scored after Bruno Fuchs was pulled in the space. The two had been became a class by the Hulk.

On the different hand, Caldense had an opportunity to equalize with a penalty taken by Everson in Arou. Giovan Itinga, nonetheless, took a weak shot and Gallo’s keeper redeemed himself by making a save.

With the win, Atlético is in second place in Group A of the Campeonato Mineiro. Athletic, one other crew in the group, beat Tombense 3-1 to high the group.

Atlético return to motion subsequent Sunday. Alvinegro face Tombense at Estádio Soares de Azevedo at 11am. Caldense, on the different hand, host Democrata-GV on Saturday at 4pm at the Ronaldo Stadium.

Atlético x Caldense: images from the Independencia match

The recreation

Newcomer Coudet has promoted some first-team gamers for Atltico for the match towards Caldense. Right-back Paulo Enrique, defender Bruno Fuchs, midfielder Edenilsson and striker Paulinho had been included in the beginning line-up. Another information was the entry of Caleb.

The model that Coudet launched in earlier works was retained in his first match at Atltico. In midfield, Allen returned to assist Jemerson and Fuchs with the ball. Caleb, for his half, was the participant who returned to assist with the transition. Jay Pedrinho on the left and Edenilsson on the proper performed extra on the spit.

Pedrinho, by the manner, was considered one of the highlights of the first half. With a variety of velocity and good dribbling, he led Atlético a number of instances in assault. Another good title was Paulinho. However, this one squandered good possibilities.

The rooster pushed laborious. On the finest likelihood, Hulk stopped in a very good protection of Ellison. And in the twenty third minute, VAR referred to as on referee Andre Luis Bento to verify a sort out by Joao Vitor on Allan. The proprietor of the whistle scored a penalty. In the penalty, Hulk dislodged the goalkeeper and opened the scoring in Horto: 1 to 0.

After the hit, Gallo fell into rhythm, and Caldense grew. The away crew bought unfastened and bought a couple of lateral fouls. On considered one of them, defenseman Patrick Marcelino reached again and touched his head. The ball hit the crossbar and ended up in Everson’s internet: 1 to 1.

The recreation was a bit uneven however Atlético grew in the latter half with good strikes from Pedrinho and Paulinho. The quantity 10 even had two good possibilities however failed to attain.

Atlético returned for the second half, debuting the different two signings. Igor Gomes changed Kalebe and performed extra centrally. Patrick was activated in the vacant place of the facet Paulo Enrique. In the substitution, Edenilsson went to the facet, Patrik got here in from the left in assault and Pedrinho went to the proper.

And the Rooster got here again with every thing in the second half. The crew had three nice scoring alternatives in the first ten minutes. The clearest of those was with Hulk, a triangle of Pedrinho and Igor Gomes. The former Sao Paulo participant acquired and crossed low to the quantity 7, free and inside the small space, barely choosing up the ball and ending huge.

Atltico continued to create. Ellison made two saves. But after a cross from a nook, Fabrizio Costa took out Bruno Fuchs in the penalty space. After being referred to as by VAR, referee Andre Luis Bento signaled one other penalty for Gallo. In the assault, the Hulk as soon as once more shook the nets: 2 to 1.

Shortly after, one other penalty in the match. This time for Caldense. Arou was introduced down in the zone by Everson. On the assortment, Geovan Itinga shot weakly, Everson got here out in the nook and made the save to maintain the Roosters benefit.

The previous couple of minutes had been stuffed with fouls, playing cards, sending offs… Atlético managed to hold on and safe a win of their 2022 debut.



Everson; Paulo Enrique (Patrick, at half-time), Jemerson (Nathan Silva, at 34/2ºT), Bruno Fuchs and Dodd; Allen, Calebe (Igor Gomes, half-time), Edenilsson and Pedrinho (Hjoran, 2/38); Paulinho (Otvio, 43/2ºT) and Hulk

Technician: Eduardo Cudet


Ellison; Jo Vitor, Patrick Marcelino, Sweliton and Alison Neves; Aru (Bruninho, at 2/36), Fabrizio Costa and Erivelton (Cayo, at half-time); Eric Sales (Baigninho, on 2/36T), Aslen (Brown, on 2/12T) and Maiko Flix (Giovanni Itinga, on 2/12T)

Technician: Gian Rodriguez

Objectives: Hulk (T25/1 and T25/2); Patrick Marcelino (Q1/35)

Yellow playing cards: Mayco Flix (Q1/1); Joao Vitor (Q1/23); Erivelton (Q1/23); Jemerson (49/1); Allen (42/2ºT); Patrick (44/2nd T); Patrick Marcelino (45/2ºT)
pink card: Cayo (51/2ºT)

purpose: 1st spherical of the Mineiro Championship

stadium: Independence

Public: 22,030 individuals

Income: BRL 493,896.80

Date and time: Saturday, January 21, from 4:30 p.m

Referee: Andre Louis Bento

Assistants: Magno Arantes Lira and Samuel Enrique Soares Silva

VAR: Igor Junio ​​Benevenuto de Oliveira

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