Corinthians falters and Racing draws at the end in the debut of the South American Championship

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Corinthians had an exciting clash against Racing-URU, in their debut in the group stage of the Copa Sudamericana, but conceded a draw at the end of the match and still almost got an upset.

The game, which took place at the Centenário stadium in Montevideo, ended in a 1-1 draw, bringing mixed feelings to Timão fans.

Corinthians falters and draws in the debut of the South American

The dedicated Corinthians team didn’t take long to show what they came for.

The goals only came in the second half, with Yuri Alberto opening the scoring with a header, after a cross from Garro, putting Timão ahead on the scoreboard.

Racing didn’t take long to respond, balancing the game again.

Alaniz, from the Uruguayan team, took advantage of a golden opportunity to score a goal, leaving everything equal on the scoreboard.

Missed chances and VAR in action

The duel between Racing and Corinthians was, without a doubt, a rollercoaster of emotions.

Before tying, Racing even scored a goal, however, with the help of VAR, the referee canceled it, marking an offside.

Timão’s highlights and disappointments

Emphasis: Yuri Alberto stood out when he managed to adapt his game and open the scoring for Corinthians, proving to be crucial for the team.

Disappointment: Despite having good players, Corinthians had difficulty being creative and failed to take advantage of several scoring chances.

What to expect from the next clash?

After a debut with a draw, Corinthians is now preparing to face Nacional-PAR, next Tuesday, the 9th, at the Neo Química Arena.

This will be a decisive moment for Timão, who seeks to recover and secure a victory in front of their fans.

With just one point in group F, Corinthians needs to beat Nacional to stay alive in the quest to qualify for the next phase of the Copa Sudamericana.

It is worth remembering that only the first placed team in the group advances to the next stage.

For Timão fans, all that remains is to support the team and hope that the necessary adjustments are made in time.

Corinthians’ ability to overcome adversity has been proven countless times, and this one will be no different.


The article is in Portuguese

Tags: Corinthians falters Racing draws debut South American Championship

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