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

In Botafogo’s marketing campaign in Copinha, one identify stood out with targets and good performances: Zapata is the large sensation of the Rio de Janeiro workforce and this Friday he returned decisively 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 workforce from Rio in the third phase of the competitors.

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

With the consequence, the Lone Star workforce continues with a 100% success price in the match.

The recreation


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 consequence. run-in noticed Joao Victor rating for Gefinho on the method into the field and the quantity 6 completed however did not catch the ball effectively.


With a whole lot of haste and little inspiration, Alvinegro struggled and performed in opposition to the wind, which was robust at the Bruno Lazzarini Municipal Stadium. At one other level, Zapata obtained the ball on the fringe of the penalty space and risked the purpose, however Marcao saved in two halves.

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


At the finish of the first half, Brendan obtained a gorgeous shot from Felipe and already in the penalty space he overcame the mark and lifted the purpose for Lemense. However, the referee signaled an ambush in the recreation, for the criticism of the gamers of the workforce from Rio de Janeiro.


On the method 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 residence. Marcao cleared the hazard, however Brendan deflected the ball in direction of the purpose. The ball hit the crossbar and went out.


Léo Pedro made an amazing 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 likelihood to open the scoring.


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


Soon after getting into the discipline, Rafael Lobato adjusted a gorgeous shot on purpose and compelled Marcao to make an amazing save and put it vast. In the finish, Lemense even tried for an equaliser, however Botafogo widened on a fast counter-attack. Leo Pedro superior and completed in a nook to rating the workforce’s second purpose.

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)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *