Brazilian football is still busy with the Copa Libertadores where Flamengo, Palmeiras and Athletico compete for a spot in the grand final. Still, the red-black got an expressive score that brings some tranquility to Maracanã and Milton Neves nailed the result of the second semifinal among the Brazilians.
Pedro’s hat trick
Pedro was the star of Flamengo’s 4-0 rout over Vélez Sársfield, in Argentina. The Libertadores semifinal match put Rubro-Negro even closer to the big decision, as the second game of the semis takes place at Maracanã.
Corinthians announces sponsor renewal
Celebrating the 112th anniversary of Corinthians this September 1, Timão announced the renewal of the sponsorship contract with the ALE service station network until 2023. Partners since 2019, the extension of the link was announced this Wednesday, August 31.
“For Corinthians, it is always a great satisfaction to maintain partners and have leading brands in their segments on our uniforms. The renewal with ALE reflects and confirms the effective deliveries of the club to the companies that are with us, and our goal is to have increasingly long-lasting partnerships, with solid results for both sides”, revealed Duilio Monteiro Alves, president of Timão.
Milton Neves bets Palmeiras vs Athletico score
After Athletico’s 1-0 victory at Arena da Baixada, for the first semifinal of the Copa Libertadores, attention is focused on the game that takes place at Allianz Parque, in the next decision. With that, presenter Milton Neves highlighted that the absence of Felipão, expelled in the last confrontation, could shake the Hurricane. Anticipating, the communicator believes that Verdão wins by 3 to 1, in São Paulo.
Gabigol is the player with the most goals in Brazil since 2014
It’s not just Pedro who has been enchanting Flamengo’s fans. At the age of 26, completed this Tuesday (30), Gabigol remains one of the main players not only in Flamengo, but in Brazil. After a season with low minutes, the player scored 3 goals in 21 games in 2014. Since then, no one in Brazil has scored more goals than Gabriel Barbosa, with an incredible 207 balls in the net. The second place in the ranking is Diego Souza, with 156 goals in this period.
Atlético-MG owner indicates chances of leaving the club
Atlético-MG has defined that it will carry out sales until the end of this year to balance the finances. With no prizes from the Copa do Brasil and Libertadores, the Minas Gerais team saw the rope get even tighter and, with that, negotiating players is the only recipe at the moment.
Matías Zaracho, today honored for the 100 games he completed against Goiás, is a potential target for Europe. Porto, from Portugal, are interested in signing the Argentine, but have not submitted an official proposal.
“I saw on social media about something from FC Porto. But I didn’t pay much attention. I talked to my people (staff) if it was true or false. Told me it was true. But I told him to control the situation, that I’m focused on Atlético. He will see my future. I’m very happy to be here, good head here. Thinking about Sunday’s game to do things well”, said Zaracho.