Atltico loses against Botafogo and gets involved in the fight for the Libertadores

picture: Ramon Lisboa/EM/DA Press

Atltico disappoints followers at house once more

Atltico struggled to qualify for the Copa Libertadores. Galo wasted a number of possibilities and Botafogo beat them, 2-0, in two counterattacks in the second half. Victor S and Tiquinho Soares scored for the visiting group.

With the defeat, Atltico closes the spherical in eighth place, with 52 factors, the similar quantity as América. Galo might take sixth place and was sophisticated in the fight for a direct place in the group stage of the Libertadores. J Botafogo has turned 50 years previous and has entered the fight for the continental championship in 2022.

Atltico and Botafogo will return to the discipline subsequent Thursday, at 20:00. Gallo receives Cuiab, Mineiro. Fogo hosts Santos at the Nilton Santos Stadium.

Atltico vs Botafogo: the greatest pictures from the match in Mineiro

The recreation

Coach Cuca modified the group for the final recreation. Mariano, Rver and Nacho got here in for Guga, Alonso and Pavn.

Atltico dominated the first half. At least in phrases of ball possession. The Rooster had the higher hand, however couldn’t convert into massive possibilities.

At first, the Rooster opened the scoring. Dode obtained a shot and crossed for Vargas, heading it into the web. However, the left-back was dominated offside (based on VAR) and the bid was cancelled.

Botafogo virtually did not make it. Waiting for an Atltico mistake, the group from Rio de Janeiro defended properly, however didn’t do a lot work in the attacking sector. Tiquinho Soares, the reference man, performed very remoted. In the greatest likelihood, Jeffinho took benefit of a defective go, went lengthy and kicked.

Galo had one other good likelihood, nonetheless at 19″ (after that, no one created something necessary). Vargas dribbled Gatito on the fringe of the field and shot to Zaracho. The midfielder additionally dribbled the goalkeeper, however mistimed it. Botafogo’s aim harm took over and was changed by Lucas Perri.

Atltico got here again with the similar formation in the second half and, as in the final stage, dominated. The Rooster had extra possibilities. In the first minutes, Vargas was stopped by the glorious protection of Lucas Perri. Shortly after, Jaire threw for Keno, and he obtained it at the again of the protection, superior freely, however shot it against the submit. Vargas nonetheless had one other likelihood, however he took it out with hazard.

Cuca moved the alvinegra group. Put Pavn and Ademir on the discipline. Soon after, younger Yan entered, making his skilled debut. But the group deteriorated on the pitch and turned disorganized after the adjustments.

And it was Botafogo who opened the scoring. The Rio groups had been ready for the counter assault all through the recreation. The likelihood got here after Jai’s go error. Visitors depart shortly. Lus Henrique took off, threw it to Tiquinho Soares, who took it to the backside and hit it backwards. Victor S appeared from the entrance of the space and shot first, at an angle, with no likelihood for Everson.: from 1 to 0.

Soon after, Botafogo opened. Lucas Fernandes picked up Mariano’s again, received the bodily dispute with Allan and crossed. Tiquinho Soares rose increased than Rubens and tried to widen: from 2 to 0.

Atltico tried to attain an honorable aim in the ultimate minutes, however Cuca’s group lacked group. The finish of the recreation and many cheers from the black and white followers in Mineiro.



Everson; Mariano, Jemerson, Rver and Dod (Rubens, 34/2°T); Allan, Jair (Caleb, 2/34T), Zaracho (Yan, 2/26T) and Nacho Fernndez (Ademir, 2/20T); Keno (Pavn, 2/20) and Vargas

technician: cuca


Catito Fernndez (Lucas Perri, 1/19 T); Daniel Borges, Andryelson, Cuesta and Maral; Tch Tch, Gabriel Pires and Patrick de Paula (Lucas Fernandes, break); Jnior Santos (Victor S, 2/17), Jeffinho (Lus Henrique, 2/17) and Tiquinho Soares (Matheus Nascimento, 2/45)

technician: Lus Castro

objectives: Victor S (30/2°T); Tiquinho Soares (38/2°T)

Yellow playing cards: Rver (47/1°T); Maral (47/1°T); Patrick de Paula (49/1°T); Lucas Perri (23/2°T); Allan (34/2°T)

The purpose: The thirty sixth spherical of the Brazilian Championship Series

Date and time: Monday, November 7, 2022, at 8:00 p.m

Place: Mineiro, Belo Horizonte

viewers: 31,160

Income: 884,670.49 BRL

referee: Leandro Pedro Vuaden (RS)

Helpers: Michael Stanislau (RS) and Leirson Peng Martins (RS)

VAR: Daiane Caroline Muniz dos Santos (FIFA-SP)

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