The Palmeiras defense is tied for the top goalscorer in the club’s history | palm trees

The Palmeiras defense is near turning into the top goalscorer in the club’s history. With 18 targets scored in 2022, the sector equaled the achievements of two different generations of Verdao defenders.

The file for targets scored by a defender in a season for Palmeiras belongs, in addition to the defense shaped in 2022, to the groups of 1999 (Junior Baiano, Roque Jr., Kleber and Agnalldo) and 2006 (Daniel, Gamara, Nen, Dininho, Douglas, Leonardo Silva and Thiago Gomes).

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In different phrases, only one extra aim is wanted in the remaining 12 video games of the season for Palmeiras’ present defenders to set the new file in the club’s history. (see rating beneath).

Gustavo Gomes and Murillo have fun the aim in Palmeiras’ win over Sao Paulo — Photo: Cesar Greco/Palmeiras

Palmeiras’ defense equaled the finest mark in the sector’s history due to Murillo’s aim in the win over Juventude final Saturday. However, affirmation solely occurred final Tuesday when the referee reversed the mark beforehand given to the Zé Rafael steer.

– It was an necessary aim, the match was 1 v 1 and we managed to depart with this victory. I’m very blissful to assist the group once more and now it is time to keep centered for the subsequent recreation. We observe a number of lifeless balls with (assistant coach) Vitor Castanheira and we all know how one can use the photographs we now have effectively. When we go to the space, we go along with confidence. The targets have come and we now have extra video games to attempt to assist much more,” stated Murillo.

And the targets scored by Palmeiras defenders this season have been necessary.

Gustavo Gomes and Murillo, for instance, secured a comeback win over Sao Paulo in the Brasileirão. They additionally succeeded in the knockout matches of the Libertadores: Murillo vs. Atlético-MG and Gomes vs. Atlético.

The Paraguayan defender even scored the profitable aim in opposition to Santos, in addition to masterminding an epic comeback in opposition to Atlético-GO, leaving his mark twice in Brasileirão-eligible matches.

Gomez and Murillo ensured Palmeiras gained the Clasico in opposition to Sao Paulo for Brasileirao

In addition to the expressive numbers of the sector, individually the defense of Palmeiras can obtain different feats. With 9 targets, Gustavo Gomez is only one away from tying Junior Baiano as the defender with the most targets in a season.

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The Paraguayan also can turn out to be the second foreigner with the most targets in the history of Palmeiras. Currently with 14, Gomez is only one behind Chile’s Valdivia, second on the checklist, which is led by Paraguayan Arce, with 26 targets for Verdao.

With seven targets in the Brasileirão, Gómez is degree with Daniel, who scored the similar quantity in 2005, on the checklist of defenders with the most targets in a single version of the nationwide competitors.

Gustavo Gomes celebrates Palmeiras’ aim in opposition to Internacional — Photo: Cesar Greco/Palmeiras

See beneath the rating of the most profitable defenses in the history of palm trees:

  • 1999: Junior Baiano (ten targets); Roque Jr. (5); Kleber (two) and Analdo (one).
  • 2006: Daniel (4 targets); Martingale (three); Nen (three); Dininho, Douglas, Leonardo Silva and Thiago Gomez (two targets every).
  • 2022: Gustavo Gomes (9 targets); Murillo (eight) and Luan (one).
  • 1996: Kleber (eight targets); Claudio (seven) and Sandro Blum (two).
  • 1998: Roque Jr. (seven targets); Junior Baiano (six); Kleber (two) and Analdo (one).

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