Velez He suffered a very tough defeat, one of those that hit hard. This Wednesday night, the Fortín fell 4-0 in Liniers against the tough Flamengo of Brazil by first leg of the Copa Libertadores semifinals. A result that leaves him one step away from elimination: he needs a miracle in Brazil.
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Flamengo played a great match and beat Vélez with authority. He did not win in any way: he did it very well, with great goals. Pedrothe great figure of the night, scored three goalswhile Everton Ribeiro scored one.
The match it was played in Liniers, with the arbitration of the Colombian Wilmar Roldán and the Chilean Julio Bascuñán in charge of the VAR. The rematch will be played on wednesday next week at 9:30 p.m. in Brazil.
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Pedro and another great goal, to make it 3-0
Fifteen minutes into the second half, Pedro, who had converted the first goal, made it 3-0 for Flamengo. It was a great goal, which leaves the series very much in favor of Mengao.
Éverton Ribeiro and a great goal to make it 2-0 for Flamengo against Vélez
Much has been said in the last few hours about the state of the field of play at the José Amalfitani stadium and it was speculated that it was a ruse by the Vélez coaching staff to make it difficult for Flamengo to play. However, this strategy was not enough to stop the talent of the Brazilian players in the first leg of the Copa Libertadores semifinals.
The second goal Mengão is a sample of it. The visitors put together a wonderful collective play, with touches from above and below, to emulate a “beach” goal: the ball went through Pedro, Éverton Ribeiro, Giorgian De Arrascaeta and Gabigol, before Éverton Ribeiro himself sealed the work of art.
Flamengo’s goal to make it 1-0 against Vélez
Flamengo struck first and, with a goal from Pedro in the 31st minute of the initial stage, they went 1-0 in the duel against Vélez, for the first leg of the Copa Libertadores semifinals.
As for the starting eleven, Medina cannot count on Máximo Perrone, who suffered a pneumothorax, and neither can Diego Godín, who has suffered from tendinitis since arriving in Argentina.
Velez: Lucas Hoyos; Leonardo Jara, Matías de los Santos, Valentín Gómez, Francisco Ortega; Nicholas Garayalde, Santiago Caseres; Luca Orellano, Walter Bou, Lucas Janson and Lucas Pratto. SD: Aleksandr Medina.
flamingo: Saints; Rodinei, David Luiz, Leo Pereira, Filipe Luis; Everton Ribeiro, Thiago Maia, João Gomes, Giorgian De Arrascaeta; Pedro and Gabigol. SD: Dorval Junior.
Vélez did not water the lawn and prepared an operation to stop the Flamengo stars
Vélez plays this Wednesday against Flamengo for the first semifinal of the Copa Libertadores and all the flashes are taken, for the moment, by the grass of the José Amalfitani stadium.
It is that the coach of the “Fortín”, Alexander Medinaasked those in charge of the field not to water the grass so that it arrives very dry and the ball rolls with more difficulty.
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In this way, he seeks to harm Flamengo’s style of play. The Brazilians have a flashy and very powerful football, very difficult to stop as the “Mengao” showed up to here.
Flavio Zandoná returned to Vélez and posed with a drawing of the punch to Edmundo: “I would hit him again”
27 years ago, Flavio Zandoná hit Edmundo with one of the most violent and remembered blows in the history of South American football in a Super Cup match between Vélez and Flamengo. The former soccer player reappeared in the preview of tonight’s duel for the Copa Libertadores semifinal and posed with a drawing of the famous blow in one of the stands of José Amalfitani de Liniers.
Away from football and at the age of 55, Zandoná was summoned by Vélez to commemorate the 1994 Copa Libertadores title along with two other historical figures such as José Basualdo and Marcelo Gómez. In addition, he collaborated with the Fan Subcommission with the assembly of the mosaic to receive the team tonight when he enters the field in the match against Fla.
El Chino agreed to pose for a photo with a Vélez fan who showed in his hands a drawing of that left-footed shot that hit Edmundo. Even the image is autographed by the former right back.
“After all this time, I would do the same thing again. She would hit him again”Zandoná declared in an interview with D Sports Radio. In addition, he said: “Some time later I met Edmundo, he was not going to ask for forgiveness after 25 years.”
Years ago he had also made it clear that he was not sorry but that he would change something to the coup that went down in history: “I would hit him from the front and not from behind”.
Athletico Paranaense gave the surprise: beat Palmeiras 1-0 and dreams of advancing to the final of the Libertadores
Athletico Paranaense took a new step towards his great dream. The team led by Luiz Felipe Scolari won 1-0 against Palmeiras in the first leg of the Copa Libertadores semifinals and next week they will try to strike another blow to qualify for the decisive match.
Paranaense became strong against his people and defeated in the first leg current two-time champion thanks to a Alex Santana goalwhen 22 minutes of the first half were played.
Athletico Paranaense beat Palmeiras 1-0 and is excited about playing in the Copa Libertadores final. (Photo: REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer)
In the last 25 minutes of the match, the local ended up suffering due to the fact that they were left with 10 footballers for the expulsion of Hugo Moura. However, she was able to endure the result and in a week she will try to win the series in São Paulo.