Fluminense wasted a good chance to approach Palmeiras in the Brazilian Championship. This Saturday (3), Tricolor visited Athletico Paranaense, at Arena da Baixada, and was defeated by a score of 1-0, in a game valid for the 25th round of the Brazilian Championship. The goal was scored by Pablo, in the first half.
The team from Rio was thus in the 42 points, in the third place in the classification, being able to fall to the fourth position, while the Paraná ones were the same 42 and sleep in the fifth.
Hurricane resolves in the first half
Fluminense made a first half of more possession of the ball, but without turning it into a goal. On the other side, Athletico, in the 25th minute, managed to open the scoring, with Pablo, with a header. Tricolor went on the attack, while Hurricane looked for an opportunity to counterattack.
In the second, the pressure continued, still without much objectivity from the Flu and with Athletico Paranaense managing to hold. The best opportunity was a free kick from Ganso that Anderson easily saved.
Hurricane now turns the page and has as its next commitment, the decisive duel against Palmeiras, to define a spot in the Libertadores final. The match at Allianz Parque will be played on Tuesday (6), at 21:30.
Next Saturday (10), Tricolor returns to Maracanã to face the Fortaleza team, for the Brasileirão, at 19h.
Referee: Flavio Rodrigues de Souza (FIFA / SP)
Assistants: Marcelo Van Gasse (FIFA / SP) and Marcia Bezerra Lopes Caetano (RO)
VAR: Daiane Caroline Muniz dos Santos (FIFA / SP)
ATHLETICO-PR: Anderson; Orejuela, Matheus Felipe, Pedro Henrique and Pedrinho; Hugo Moura, Léo Cittadini (Matheus Fernandes) and Vitor Bueno (Terans); Romulo (Bryan Garcia), Pablo and Cuello. Coach: Luiz Felipe Scolari
FLUMINENSE: Fabio; Samuel Xavier, David Braz (Martinelli), Manoel (Felipe Melo) and Caio Paulista; André, Nathan (Yago Felipe) and PH Ganso; Matheus Martins (Marrony), Jhon Arias and Germán Cano (Willian Bigode). Coach: Fernando Diniz.
photo: MARCELO GONÇALVES/FLUMINENSE
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