Botafogo was beaten by Santos and still dreams of a place in the Libertadores

Botafogo took an necessary step in the direction of reaching the Libertadores the following yr. In a evening the place Lucas Fernandes shone, the alvinegra workforce stated goodbye to Nilton Santos with a powerful victory over Santos this season and are alive in the combat for even the G6 in the last spherical of the Brazilian Championship. They constructed a 3-0 victory with two targets from the midfielder and one from Tiquinho Soares.

Glorioso completed with 53 factors, two behind Athletico-PR, who’re presently in sixth place and are their subsequent opponents – it’s value remembering that Atlético-MG, with 55, face Corinthians away. Peixe, nevertheless, remained at 47 and not has a probability to qualify for the continental competitors.

In the subsequent spherical, Botafogo visits Furacão, whereas Santos hosts Fortaleza.

Who made it — Lucas Fernandes

Lucas Fernandes, the writer of two (lovely) targets, grew to become the spotlight of the match. In addition to the ball in the web, he additionally contributed to the rhythm of the workforce and discovered areas for the forwards to serve.

Who was mistaken — Luan

Back in the beginning lineup, Luan could not reply to the peak. The 20 shirt was unable to assist arrange or rearrange the squad to carry again Botafogo’s progress.

The efficiency of Botafogo

Coach Luís Castro was torn between Patrick de Paulo and Lucas Fernandes and opted for the latter. Botafogo began the match by pressuring the exit of Santos, urgent and discovering house. He began the scoring with Lucas Fernandes, however then slowed down and noticed the opposition extra typically in the assault.

Alvinegro stored up the rhythm in the second half and quickly elevated the lead, once more by means of Lucas Fernandes. From then on, the workforce balanced between avoiding giving Santos room to react and shifting ahead in search of discovering the again of the web once more – which they did with Tiquinho.

The look of Santos

Santos entered the subject with substitutions, with Luan in the center and Carabajal on the left aspect of the assault, alongside Ângelo on the proper and Marcos Leonard from 9. The workforce didn’t get caught. Defensively, he made errors and created areas that might have saved Botafogo the match earlier than the break. Offensively, with the few possibilities created, it was not efficient.

Peixe was unable to vary the scenario in the match in the second half. With a lot of house in protection, the guests as soon as once more noticed Botafogo dictating the rhythm and rising their benefit on the scoreboard.


Botafogo began the sport by pushing the ball out of Santos, making use of stress and discovering areas in the marking. In the first jiffy, Jeffinho broke free and submitted, however stopped in João Paulo.

Great aim

Alvinegro opened the scoring early with a fantastic transfer from Lucas Fernandes. Shirt 18 acquired in the center, reversed and superior. At the entrance to the wall, he dribbled previous Rodrigo Fernandez and scored from the publish.

virtually a tie

Gradually, Botafogo slowed down and Santos balanced the actions. The guests virtually equalized when Nathan handed and Marcos Leonardo headed dwelling in the small space. The ball grabbed the inexperienced and went over the aim.

in sprint

After a play by Júnior Santos, the ball discovered its technique to Tiquinho Soare in the space. The striker completed, João Paulo deflected the ball and the ball exploded onto the crossbar.

It’s not value it

Botafogo discovered the again of the web with Júnior Santos, however the striker was in an incorrect place.

Back on the board

Gabriel Pires fired in a free kick at the begin of the second half and Botafogo hit the bar once more.

him once more

Lucas Fernandes carried out decisively once more. He acquired it from Daniel Borges, lower down the center and completed powerfully to make it the second for him and Botafoga.

Another one

Botafogo dictated the tempo of the sport and obtained to the third with Tiquinho Soares capitalizing on a rebound from Jeffinho’s move.

Many totally different ones

In the final minutes, Santos was still on the lookout for options to at the very least scale back the opponent’s benefit, however to no avail. Glorioso, nevertheless, tried to guage possession of the ball with a favorable outcome and time.

John Paul defends

Almost in further time, Jeffinho made a good transfer and activated Tiquinho, who compelled João Paulo into a good save.


According to Premiere, Eduardo Bauermann complained to the referee shortly after the last whistle and was despatched off.


Competition: Brazilian Championship, thirty seventh spherical
City: Nilton Santos Stadium, Rio de Janeiro (RJ)
Day and hour: 10 November 2022, Thursday, 20:00 (GMT)
Judge: Braulio da Silva Machado (FIFA / SC)
assistants: Kleber Lucio Gil (FIFA/SC) and Luanderson Lima dos Santos (BA)
VAR: Rodrigo D Alonso Ferreira (SC)
yellow playing cards: Gabriel Pires, Hugo (BOT); Carabajal, Eduardo Bauermann, Rodrigo Fernández, Camacho (SAN)
pink playing cards: Eduardo Bauermann, Santos, after the last whistle
targets: Lucas Fernandes, from Botafogo, at 9’/1st; Lucas Fernandes, from Botafogo, on 7’/2nd; Tiquinho Soares, from Botafogo, at 24’/2

BOTAFOGO: Lucas Perry; Daniel Borges (Rafael), Adryelson, Víctor Cuesta (Carli) and Hugo (Saravia); Tchê Tchê, Gabriel Pires (Jacob Montes) and Lucas Fernandes (Patrick de Paula); Junior Santos, Jeffinho and Tiquinho. Technician: Luís Castro

SAINTS: John Paul; Nathan, Maicon, Eduardo Bauermann and Lucas Pires; Camacho (Sandry), Rodrigo Fernández (Jhojan Julio) and Carabajal (Tailson); Angelo (Lucas Barbosa), Luan and Marcos Leonardo (Rwan). Technician: Orlando Ribeiro

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