Although removed from making an awesome recreation, it has Botafogo proved a superb marketing campaign as a customer and gained Atletico-MG for from 2 to 0 this Monday (7), in Mineirão, on the finish of the thirty sixth spherical Brazilian championship. Glorioso is now in tenth place with 50 factors and two factors behind the G-8, nonetheless firmly within the battle for the Libertadores place, with two matches remaining (see the ranking on the finish of the textual content).

Even if the classification doesn’t come, Botafogo was a minimum of mathematically assured with the end result achieved in Belo Horizonte within the South American Cup. Thus, Glorioso will compete once more in a global competitors in 2023, after 4 years – the final time was in 2019. Fogão will now have two straight duels in Santos (47), fifth, at house, and Athletico-PR (54), on Sunday. , in Curitiba.

The recreation

Botafogo had maybe one of many worst first seasons of the 12 months. Disorganized, spaced out within the area, no creation, attackers remoted, with many passing errors, wingers making errors in protection… Even with three defensive midfielders, Glorioso couldn’t defend nicely, nor assault in any method.

Atlético-MG had the liberty to create and didn’t open the scoring solely at the beginning of the sport as a consequence of VAR. In the twelfth minute, Dodô shot previous Daniel Borges, crossed and Vargas headed in, however the purpose was disallowed after pc strains confirmed Galo was offside.

Despite Botafogo’s very poor soccer, the group managed to carry on to 0-0 till half-time, as the primary half had many stoppages -among others, the damage of Gatito Fernández, who was changed by Lucas Perri-. Glorioso had to enhance – loads – for the second half.

Botafo got here again from the break with Lucas Fernandes rather than Patrick de Paula, however continued poorly on the pitch. And Atletico-MG managed to get there with extra hazard. Five minutes later, Vargas picked up inside the world and hit laborious together with his left foot as a consequence of Lucas Perri’s wonderful protection.

Seven minutes later, Keno obtained Jai’s shot, free and shot, Lucas Perri appears to have deflected calmly, the ball hit the publish and returned to the Botafogo goalkeeper. In the subsequent play, Vargas completed on a curve on the entrance of the world and the ball went dangerously near the left publish.

Coach Luís Castro made two extra adjustments, altering the wing, the sport did not change a lot, however Botafogo bought the successful purpose from their toes. In the thirtieth minute, Luis Henrique got here down the left on the counterattack and laid Tiquinho Soares, the quantity 9 shirt went again and Victor Sá bought to the highest of the nook, making it 1-0 and silencing Mineirão.

Atlético-MG felt the purpose and Botafogo took benefit to kill the sport eight minutes later. Lucas Fernandes went to the underside line, beat the marker and lifted Tiquinho Soares with a header to make it 2-0 and seal Glorioso’s ninth away win in Brasileirão-2022.

Botafogo’s subsequent matches

Botafogo will return to the pitch on Thursday (10) to obtain Santos at 20:00 at Nilton Santos Stadium. Then, on Sunday (13), the Brazilian Championship will shut, at 16:00, towards Athletico-PR, Arena da Baixada.


Stadium: mineirão
Date Time: 07/11/2022 – 20:00
Judge: Leandro Pedro Vuaden (RS)
Helpers: Michael Stanislau (RS) and Leirson Peng Martins (RS)
VAR: Daiane Caroline Muniz dos Santos (FIFA/SP)
Revenue and viewers: BRL 884,670.49 / 31,160 items
Yellow playing cards: Rever and Allan (CAM); Marçal, Patrick de Paula, Lucas Perri, Gabriel Pires and Victor Sá (BOT)
pink playing cards:
targets: Victor Sá 30’/2ºT (0-1) and Tiquinho Soares 38’/2ºT (0-2)

ATHLETIC-MG: Everson; Mariano, Jemerson, Réver and Dodô (Rubens 35’/2ºT); Allan, Jair (Caleb 35’/2ºT), Nacho Fernández (Ademir 21’/2ºT) and Zaracho (Yan Phillipe 27’/2ºT); Keno (Pavón 21’/2ºT) and Vargas – Coach: Cuca.

BOTAFOGO: Gatito Fernández (Lucas Perri 20’/1ºT); Daniel Borges, Adryelson, Victor Cuesta and Marçal; Tchê Tchê, Patrick de Paula (Lucas Fernandes – Interval) and Gabriel Pires; Júnior Santos (Victor Sá 16’/2ºT), Tiquinho Soares (Matheus Nascimento 45’/2ºT) and Jeffinho (Luis Henrique 16’/2ºT) – Coach: Luís Castro.

Brazilian Championship standings:


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