Zapata shines, Botafogo wins Lemense and moves on to the next phase

In Botafogo’s Cup marketing campaign, one identify stood out with objectives and good performances: Zapata is the massive sensation of the Rio de Janeiro facet and he returned this Friday to be decisive in Botafogo’s 2-0 overcome Lemense-SP, in The municipality of Bruno Lazzarini.

Despite lacking a penalty, the quantity 7 scored three minutes later. In the finish, Leo Pedro elevated the rating and certified the crew from Rio in the third phase of the competitors.

In the next phase, the Alvinegro may have to look ahead to the winner of the duel between Bragantino and Sao Carlos, who may even face one another this Friday.

With the outcome, the Lone Star crew continues with a 100% success price in the match.

The sport


Botafogo began the match with extra possession of the ball and in search of areas in the opposing protection. However, he lacked to be extra assertive in his decision-making to take dangers and uncover the outcome. A superb run-in noticed Joao Victor rating for Gefinho on the manner into the field and the quantity 6 completed however did not catch the ball nicely.


With numerous haste and little inspiration, Alvinegro struggled and performed towards the wind, which was sturdy at the Bruno Lazzarini Municipal Stadium. At one other level, Zapata obtained the ball on the fringe of the penalty space and risked the aim, however Marcao saved in two halves.

After the rain, the crew from Rio de Janeiro fell in execution and noticed the homeowners of the home scared. Marquinhos obtained it from Diogo on the manner into the field and despatched a bomb in direction of the aim. Lucas Barreto made an important save to save Glorioso.


At the finish of the first half, Brendan obtained a ravishing shot from Felipe and already in the penalty space he overcame the mark and lifted the aim for Lemense. However, the referee signaled an ambush in the sport, for the grievance of the gamers of the crew from Rio de Janeiro.


On the manner again from the break, Botafogo managed to flip the quantity of play into scoring possibilities. In the first minute, Bernardo crossed from the proper and Joao Victor headed dwelling. Marcao cleared the hazard, however Brendan deflected the ball in direction of the aim. The ball hit the crossbar and went out.


Léo Pedro made an important particular person transfer and broke into the Lemense space. Isaque arrived late and in the cart knocked down the athlete from Glorioso in the space. Taking the penalty, Zapata took it poorly and handed it over, squandering the probability to open the scoring.


Three minutes after lacking the penalty, Zapata confirmed stardom and opened the scoring for Botafogo. Early in the sport, Brendan countered with Joao Victor and shot at Marco’s aim. The Lemense marksman made an important save, however Glorioso’s quantity 7 ricocheted along with his proper foot and raced into the embrace. It was the participant’s fifth aim of the competitors to this point.


Soon after getting into the subject, Rafael Lobato adjusted a ravishing shot on aim and pressured Marcao to make an important save and put it extensive. In the finish, Lemense even tried to equalise, however Botafogo widened on a fast counter-attack. Leo Pedro superior and completed in a nook to rating the crew’s second aim.

Sao Paulo Junior Football Cup – Second Phase

Lemense-SP 0x2 Botafogo
Date and time: January 13, 2023 – at 5:15 PM (Brazil time)
Stadium: Bruno Lazzarini Municipality
Referee: Bishop Gabriel Enrique Meira
Helper 1: Giovanni Crescencio
Helper 2: Bruno Nunez de Moraes
Fourth Referee: Thiago de Matos da Silva
Yellow playing cards: Brendan & Cowan (BOT) / Isaac & Gustavo (LEM)
Red playing cards:-

Goals: Zapata (15’/2T) (0-1) / Leo Pedro (50’/2T) (0-2)

Lemense-SP (Coach: Amadeu Junior)
Markao; Ramirez (Gustavo Beltran 37’/2T), Juan, Marcos Mateus and Thiago; Tessari, Isaque (Clebinho 23’/2T), Marquinhos (Carlos Daniel 23’/2T); Josue, Diogo (Pepe 15’/2T) and Ryan.

BOTAFOGO (Coach Thiago de Camillus)
Lucas Barretto; Bernardo (Igor France 47’/2T), Cavan, Reidson, Geffinho; Felipe, Pelogia (Joao Felipe 32’/2T), Zapata (Rafael Lobato 32’/2T), Brendan (Antonio Carlos 23’/2T), Leo Pedro; Joao Victor (Rhuan Lucas 32’/2T)

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