Corinthians hosted Botafogo at the Neo Química Arena

The evening was a celebration for Cássio’s 603 video games in white (extra on that beneath) and Gustavo Mosquito shone, scoring Corinthians’ 1-0 win over Botafogo in the opening leg of the second leg. Brazilian.

Timão entered the Neo Química Arena on Saturday evening (30) underneath stress to erase a poor efficiency in the 2-0 defeat to Atlético-GO, for the Copa do Brasil in midweek. He additionally needed to beat Botafogo to forestall Palmeiras from extending their lead at the prime of the Brazilian league.

Now Timão turns his consideration to the most essential match of the yr thus far, the conflict with Flamengo subsequent Tuesday (2), for the Copa Libertadores. Botafogo can have per week off and won’t play once more till subsequent Saturday (6), towards Ceará, for Brasileirão.

The recreation was tied till Botafogo’s protection faltered. Gustavo Mosquito got here out with a one-two dribble, burst into area and scored together with his left foot, leaving no likelihood for Gatito Fernández, who opened the scoring 27 minutes into the first half. The Carioca workforce had the ball in possession, however couldn’t convert it right into a aim. In the second half, nonetheless, they escaped by at least two extra targets and threatened solely in stoppage time.

who did effectively

Despite Gustavo Mosquito’s good play, newcomer Fausto Vera was fully snug in his first recreation as a starter. He fought defensively, disarmed himself, went out to play together with his again heel and nearly scored a aim. He appeared all over the place and left an enormous impression.

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which was unhealthy

Lucas Mezenga. A Botafogo defender had an opportunity to clear the ball in a recreation that ended with Gustavo Mosquito’s aim. However, he couldn’t cease the progress of Timão’s attacker, who minimize in and scored a nook from Gatito.

Corinthians efficiency

Vítor Pereira’s facet proved safe in defence, permitting Botafogo to regulate the ball however with out threatening the Cássio-defended aim.

The Botafogo efficiency

Botafogo began the match by attempting to dominate the actions. With a light-weight midfield trio with loads of motion, shaped by Patrick de Paula, Tchê Tchê and Lucas Fernandes, the white-white cariocas exchanged passes, however didn’t threaten the hosts.


Gustavo Mosquito made a beautiful transfer in the twenty seventh minute of the opening match to attain a terrific aim for Corinthians.

The social gathering for Cassio marks the starting of the recreation

The white-white corridor welcomed Corinthians and paid tribute to Cássio, who with 603 video games turned the goalkeeper who performed the most for Timão. But not even Cassio may have imagined it. With the lights out, a beautiful social gathering started with fireworks, a mosaic of the archer’s identify and a flag replicating the iconic yellow shirt that marked his journey at Corinthians. The tribute left Cássio visibly moved.


Competition: Brazilian Championship, twentieth spherical
Date and time: July 30, 2022 (Saturday), 7:00 p.m. (Brazil time)
Place: Arena Neo Química, São Paulo (SP)
Judge: Jean Pierre Goncalves Lima (RS)
Auxiliary assets: Jorge Eduardo Bernardi (RS) and Lucio Beiersdorf Flor (RS)
VAR: Daniel Nobre Bins (RS)
Objective: Gustavo Mosquito, in the twenty seventh minute of the first half

TO THE CORINTHIANS: Cassius; Rafael Ramos, Balbuena, Bruno Méndez and Fábio Santos; Roni (Maycon), Fausto Vera, Giuliano (Du Queiroz); Gustavo Mosquito, Giovane (Willian) and Róger Guedes (Yuri Alberto). Technician: Victor Pereira

BOTAFOGO: Catito Fernandez; Daniel Borges, Philipe Sampaio, Mezenga and Marçal (Hugo); Patrick de Paula (Luís Henrique), Tchê Tchê and Lucas Fernandes; Lucas Piazon (Matheus Nascimento), Erison and Jeffinho (Vinicius Lopes). Technician: Luis Castro.

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