Palmeiras beat Botafogo-SP with a great goal from Veiga for Paulistao

Rafael Veiga consecrates Palmeiras’ first victory within the Paulista Championship. In an uninspiring recreation for Alviverde, the quantity 23 fired in a stunning strike from midfield to make it 1-0 towards Botafogo-SP, at Estadio Santa Cruz, in Ribeirao Preto (SP), for the second spherical of the State Championship.

  • It was the midfielder’s first goal for Palmeiras this season;
  • Vega missed a part of final season with ankle surgical procedure;
  • The end result places Palmeiras second in Group D with 4 factors; Botafogo-SP is the deputy chief of Group A;
  • Abel Ferreira’s aspect are getting ready to face Sao Paulo on Sunday at Allianz Parque.

Too unhealthy I keep away. It was the primary severe damage, I used to be out for virtually 4 months [fora], there was nervousness. You really feel helpless. I’m comfortable to be again, to attain, we nonetheless have a lot to enhance on.
Rafael Veiga

The recreation

Palmeiras exaggerates within the releases. Alvivere struggled to search out areas in entrance of a shut-down Botafogo and noticed the direct hyperlink instead, however the lack of goal sophisticated Dudu and Piqueres. Rafael Veiga despatched a stunning shot from outdoors the world.

Botafogo explored areas on the flanks however stopped at Weverton. The workforce from the inside of Sao Paulo additionally relied on the lengthy ball and received, particularly towards Marcos Rocha and Murillo. The useless ball was additionally a energy, complicating Palestrina’s protection and forcing the Waverton keeper to make good saves.

The second half was reduce quick and Palmeiras’ protection was struggling. The last part was marked by loads of fouls and disputes over the ball, however little offensive creativity. However, Alvivere continued to endure from Botafogo’s pace and wanted to do extra to keep away from a draw.

Palmeiras is rising with Abel’s “hand” however maintains a defensive downside. The Portuguese launched Atuesta, Breno Lopes and Garcia within the second leg and gave the capital membership a breather, which once more troubled the Botafogo defence. The lighter, Alviverde gained fluency in passing and went man-to-man when shut within the zone. However, the Palestinian protection had a job to do, primarily to cease Salatiel.


0x1: In the twenty fourth minute of the primary half, Rafael Veiga broke free from a foul and unleashed a bomb from midfield that stopped in Rafael Pascoal’s nook.

subsequent video games

Palmeiras will play their first Clasico of the 12 months, towards Sao Paulo, at 16:00 (Brazil time) this Sunday at Allianz Parque. Botafogo-SP hosts Mirasol the identical day, at 20:30 (from Brazil).


Botafogo-SP 0 x 1 Palmeiras

competitors: second spherical of the Paulista Championship
place: Santa Cruz Stadium, Ribeirao Preto (SP)
Date and time: January 19, 2023, 9:30 PM (Brazil Time)
Referee: Luis Flavio de Oliveira
Assistants: Danilo Ricardo Simon Manis and Daniel Luis Marquez
Yellow playing cards: Endrik (Palmeiras); Gustavo Gomes (Palmeiras); Abel Ferreira (Palmeiras)
Objectives: Rafael Veiga (Palmeiras), within the twenty fourth minute of the primary half

BOTAFOGO-SP: Rafael Pascoal; Vidal (Tasio), Lucas Diaz, Marcel, Diogo Silva, Jean Victor; Tariq, Filipe Suto (Lucas Lorenzo), Guillerme Madruga (Robrinho); Osman (Edson Carioca), Salathiel (Kayo Dantas). Technician: Paul Bayer.

PALMS: Weverton; Marcos Rocha (Garcia), Gustavo Gomez, Murillo, Piquerez; Jaelson (Atuesta), Ze Rafael, Rafael Veiga (Gabriel Menino); Ronny, Dudu (Breno Lopez), Endrik (Navarro). Technician: Abel Ferreira.

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