Flamengo and Palmeiras to re-edit last Libertadores final – 05/08/2022
After this week’s quarter-final first leg, Flamengo and Palmeiras confirmed their favorites and began forward and, given the soccer on show, ought to play the Libertadores final once more, repeating the 2021 choice.
Flamengo, with a 2-0 win over Corinthians in São Paulo, will resolve the place at dwelling, in entrance of greater than 60,000 followers and will hardly let the classification slip away. The rubro-negro may lose on objective distinction to advance to the finals, in opposition to an opponent that has scored solely 5 objectives in 9 video games and 1 objective away from dwelling in 4 video games. He has solely had one catastrophe, in 2008, when he received América-MEX 3 x 0 at Maracanã, after profitable the primary leg 4 x 2, he takes the place of the pink and black.
Palmeiras, who’re unbeaten in 17 video games and have by no means been within the knockout phases beneath coach Abel Ferreira (in 9 video games), will play at dwelling in opposition to Atlético-MG in an exciting 2-2 draw at Mineirão. leaving the marker behind. With the strongest assault in an version of the Libertadores (a mean of three.89 objectives per sport), Palmeiras are enjoying essentially the most constant soccer within the nation and have proven nice energy of their dwelling matches.
In the remainder of the matches, the outcomes we anticipated. Vélez Sarsfield beat Talleres 3 x 2, at dwelling, however received the end in a battle. After opening 2-0, Vélez, a former Internacional coached by Uruguay coach Alexander Medina, conceded two objectives late within the sport, however claimed victory in stoppage time. Portuguese coach Pedro Caixinha’s beautiful Tallares have a robust likelihood of reaching the Libertadores semi-finals for the primary time.
But it’s price remembering that each groups are going by very dangerous occasions within the Argentine Championship. After 11 rounds, Vélez is twenty fifth and Talleres twenty sixth among the many 28 contributors. Whoever overcomes it’s unlikely to have the option to address Dorival Júnior’s full Flamengo.
Luiz Felipe Scolari’s Athletico Paranaense was 0 x 0 with Estudiantes de la Plata on the Arena da Baixada. The Hurricanes had been behind the Argentine nationwide workforce (twenty second of their nationwide event) and couldn’t present that a lot energy. Now, Argentina’s classification will probably be determined, in opposition to an opponent that received 6 video games as a house workforce on this Libertadores – that got here from the earlier part. Bragantino (2 x 0) and Fortaleza (3 x 0) additionally beat the Brazilians, with authority.
So far, Palmeiras and Flamengo are the one two undefeated within the Libertadores 2022 and the identical marketing campaign (8 wins, 1 draw and 0 defeats). Abel Ferreira’s workforce has essentially the most optimistic assault (35 objectives scored). Fla is the 2nd finest, with 25 objectives scored. Palmeiras continues to have the most effective protection among the many groups within the quarter-finals (5 objectives conceded), however Flamengo follows instantly with 7 objectives scored.
Among the competitors’s scorers, each groups even have the highest scorer. On the Palmeiras aspect, Rony and Rafael Navarro with 7 objectives and Raphael Veiga, with 6 objectives. On the pink-black aspect, Pedro has 7 objectives and Gabigol, 5 objectives. But each even have two of the most effective gamers energetic in Brazil: Gustavo Scarpa, Palmeiras’ server, and Arrascaeta, Flamengo’s king of assists.
According to the overall statistics of the competitors, from Sofascore, the 2 finalists of 2021 are the groups that create nice probabilities to end within the Libertadores: 41 Palmeiras and 28 Flamengo. Galo is third with 26. Of course, a result’s unlikely to occur in these quarter-finals and even the semi-finals, however it’s unlikely that Flamengo and Palmeiras will probably be eradicated till the choice is made.
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