Cruzeiro beats Vasco 3-0 to clinch entry to Serie B

Three years after relegation, Cruzeiro lastly returned to Serie A of the Brazilian championship. Today (21), the workforce had the assist of a packed Mineirão crowd to beat Vasco 3-0 to e book their place within the thirty first spherical of Serie B, seven video games forward.

He dominated the match for nearly the complete 90 minutes, and Raposa opened the scoring within the twenty fourth minute of the primary half, with a shot from Filipe Machado, who additionally deflected off Danilo Boza earlier than coming into. In the second half, Gasolina launched Bruno Rodrigues, leaving Edu with solely the duty of going into the embrace and beginning the social gathering by coming into within the 14′ of the second half. Luvannor gave the ultimate numbers to the match at 40′.

Isolated leaders Cruzeiro scored 68 factors to break the document for quickest entry, beating Corinthians (2008), Portuguesa (2011) and Palmeiras (2013) to climb seven rounds forward. He is adopted by Vasco in fourth place with 48 factors and pressured by Londrina, who’re fifth and might equalize in the event that they beat Ponte in sixth.

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Mosaic of Cruzeira followers earlier than the Brasileirão Serie B match towards Vasco


SAF do Cruzeiro proprietor Ronaldo received a good looking crowd mosaic and early entry to the giveaway. The former striker will flip 46 tomorrow (22), however he already began celebrating right this moment (21) in Mineirão.

He was in his field at Mineirão to watch the match, however he arrived simply earlier than the match, with tight safety, no contact with the group and really discreet.

Who did nicely: Ed

The striker scored the 20th aim of the season. The workforce’s high scorer in 2022 is the very best on the sector for a terrific 12 months and for the aim that eased Cruzeiro to victory.

Who was flawed: Raniel doesn’t take part within the sport

With Vasco additional behind, the centre-forward barely got here again to assist and take a look at to construct the play. Practically with out touching the ball within the first 45 minutes, he left at half-time when Figueiredo got here on.

Cruising: group and peace

The workforce confirmed that it is aware of how to place itself on the sector. Calmly, Palestra progressively took over and dictated the rhythm of the sport, stopping any offensive motion by the opponent. In useless ball video games, the workforce additionally took benefit.

Vasko’s position: An entire catastrophe

Due to a scarcity of solidity in defence, a failure to transition into assault and a scarcity of velocity for counter-attacks, Cruz-Maltino dominated at Mineirão. A technically inferior and extra disorganized workforce was as soon as once more simple prey away from house and suffered their eighth consecutive defeat away from Rio da Janeiro.

chronology of the sport

Vasco began the sport nicely and in a single minute took a threat in a closed nook which was scored by Nenê. At 13′, Neto Moura slipped and injured his proper ankle. The midfielder obtained assist and even tried to keep on the pitch, however left the pitch in tears at 16′ when Neto Moura got here on.

Heaven’s aim fell within the twenty fourth minute within the full confusion of defender Vasco. Eguinaldo tried to go away the sport and slipped, leaving the ball on the ft of Filipe Machado, who launched a bomb from outdoors the field. Danilo Boza performed and finally kicked the ball within the center. For the aim, the goalkeeper Thiago Rodrigues already fell and tried to save even along with his foot, however the ball stopped solely on the backside of the online.

While Rafael Cabral rested, Raposa traded passes in assault seeking one other aim. However, the very best early probability got here from a useless ball. Bruno Rodrigues hit the crossbar with a free kick, and Machado headed Juri Lara after the rebound.

Jorginho returned after the break with two adjustments at Gigante da Colina: Figueiredo and Edimar rather than Raniel and Paulo Victor. The adjustments made the workforce extra offensive, however they nonetheless made a whole lot of passing errors and didn’t threaten the opposition’s aim.

Pezzolano replied within the 12′, and Wesley Gasolina and Daniel Junior changed Stêni and Lincoln. And simply two minutes later, the second aim was scored. Benzin fired Bruno Rodrigues, who superior shortly, entered the area and rolled to Edu, who had solely the duty of dispatching him to the end line.

Luvannor, who got here on for Edu, nonetheless had time to attain third place. Marquinhos Cipriano, left, performs for Luvannor. The striker finishes and once more counts on Danilo Boza’s rebound to make life tough for Thiago Rodrigues and shut the scoring.

Confusion within the stands

Vasco fans protest at Mineirão after Cruzeira's second goal - Lohanna Lima/UOL - Lohanna Lima/UOL

Vasco followers protested at Mineirão after Cruzeiro’s second aim

Photo: Lohanna Lima/UOL

After Cruzeiro’s second aim, Vasco followers began throwing cups and chairs onto the Mineirão inexperienced. Security guards and navy police went into the stands to strive to management the riots, which lasted about 5 minutes. They even took kids from outer area.

Fans face one another in gogó

Historically as rival followers, the feud was not solely on the sector between Cruzeiro and Vasco, but in addition within the stands. With a very packed away sector, cariocas sang and loudly provoked the heavenly crowd. After Filipe Machado’s aim, Cruzeiro got here again with chants of “Vasco will keep in Serie B”.

Ronald’s son is main the social gathering

Ronald, Ronaldo's son, at Mineirão before the match against Vasco - Thomas Santos/Staff Images - Thomas Santos/Staff Images

Ronald, Ronald’s son, at Mineirão earlier than the match towards Vasco

Image: Thomas Santos/Staff Images

Before the ball rolled to Mineirão, the garden social gathering was led by Ronald, Ronald’s son. Along with Raposão, he, who’s the DJ, animated the group controlling the sound.

subsequent matches

The two golf equipment return to the sector subsequent week, within the thirty second spherical. Raposa visits Ponte Preta on Wednesday (28), at 7 p.m. On Thursday (twenty ninth) at 9:30 p.m., Gigante da Colina will face Londrina straight within the combat for entry.


Serie B of the Brazilian championship – thirty first spherical
Date: September 21, 2022, Wednesday
Time: 21:00 (from Brasilia)
Place: Mineirão, Belo Horizonte (MG)
Judge: Flavio Rodrigues de Souza (FIFA/WC)
Helpers: Alex Ang Ribeiro (SP) and Gustavo Rodrigues de Oliveira (SP)
VAR: Rodrigo Guarizo Ferreira do Amaral (VAR-FIFA/SP)
objectives: Filipe Machado, at 24’/1st (CRU); Edu, at 14’/2nd T (RAW), Luvannor, at 40’/2nd T (RAW)
Yellow playing cards: Stênio, Kaiki (CRU); Paulo Victor (VAS)

Public: 59,204 presents
revenue: BRL 2,974,000.00

CRUISES: Rafael Cabral; Zé Ivaldo, Oliveira and Eduardo Brock; Stênio (Wesley Gasolina), Filipe Machado, Neto Moura (Willian Oliveira), Bruno Rodrigues and Kaiki (Marquinhos Cipriano); Lincoln (Daniel Junior) and Ed (Luvannor). Technician: Paul Pezzolano.

VASCO: Thiago Rodrigues; Léo Matos (Gabriel Pec), Danilo Boza, Anderson Conceição and Paulo Victor (Edimar); Yuri Lara, Andrey Santos and Nenê (Alex Teixeira); Marlon Gomes (Fábio Gomes), Eguinaldo and Raniel (Figueiredo). Technician: Jorge.

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