Palmeiras win over Ceará and extend their lead in the Brazilian

Palmeiras went to the Arena Castelão, confirmed the favoritism and “returned” the defeat in the debut with a victory over Ceará and climbed the podium in the management of the Brazilian championship. The 2-1 victory got here with targets from Dudu and López, his first in the Alviverde shirt, each in the first half. Mendoza misplaced in the second half. Richardson was despatched off by the residence facet shortly after the break.

With the outcome, Verdão reached 42 factors, and at the finish he elevated his benefit – Corinthians, who has 35 and began the spherical in second place, enters the area as we speak. Vozão, nonetheless, stays at 24 and sees groups in the relegation zone closing in.

Ceará, on Wednesday, Ceará faces São Paulo, for Sudamericana. In the subsequent spherical, Botafogo visits Nilton Santos. Abel Ferreira’s facet will even return to motion on Wednesday, in opposition to Atlético-MG, for the Libertadores. In Brazil, Palmeiras welcomes Goiás.

Who did effectively – Scarpa

The midfielder carried out effectively and turned considered one of the highlights of the match. He managed to offer good motion to the Palmeiras midfield and was actively concerned in the targets of Dudu and López. The midfielder however hit the crossbar in a transfer in which he nearly scored a superb aim.

Who went mistaken – Richardson

The Ceará midfielder confirmed modestly, however the suspension at the starting of the second half harm the residence group’s try and react.

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Ceará efficiency

Ceará went into the area with Mendoza on the proper, Vina extra on the left, and Lima centered. The residence group managed to “disrupt” the opponent’s departure with the preliminary stress in the center with marking. Despite the presence in the attacking area, Marquinhos Santos’s expenses couldn’t create higher probabilities. In addition, little by little, he gave house at the finish and received a little bit scared earlier than the opponent opened the scoring.

At the begin of the second half, Richardson was despatched off. With one down, Ceará’s technique needed to change and the group turned extra closed, betting on fast breaks to shock the opposition. In the final minutes, he managed to “squeeze” Palmeiras into protection.

The efficiency of Palmeiras

Abel Ferreira’s facet took to the area with the return of Piquerez, who had been absent for the final two video games, whereas López continued to lead the assault. At the starting of the recreation, regardless of a superb place in protection, it was tough to clear the ball in entrance of a superb go from Ceará. However, the midfield modified place and the group started to search out house and construct a bonus on the scoreboard.

The group got here again in the second half with a scoring benefit, and in the first minutes in addition they had a numerical benefit, with the exclusion of Richardson from Ceara. In this situation, the São Paulo group needed to have extra of the ball and management the match. Towards the finish of the match, Palmeiras misplaced the higher hand and nearly noticed Ceará equalize.


The match began with stress from Ceará and a sharper marking in the center of the area, which made it tough for Palmeiras to depart. But when he discovered areas, Verdão took dangers.


Eventually, Palmeiras started to search out house in the opposing protection and take dangers. Ceará made some escapes at the different finish, however missed in the “again third” of the offensive field.

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Palmeiras introduced the gamers nearer to the offensive sector and quickly after opened the scoring in an opportunity provide from Dudu. After exchanging passes, Scarpa acquired, dominated and handed. João Ricardo deflected and Dudu performed to the submit. The 7 shirt has not scored a aim since the conflict with Coritiba on the twelfth of final month.

An try

After conceding the aim, Ceará tried to press as they did at the begin of the match, surrounding the Palmeiras space, however it was not efficient.

First for Palmeiras

In the latter a part of the first half, Palmeiras elevated their lead with a aim from López, who joined the membership lately and scored for the first time in a Verdão shirt.

Ceará made a mistake in assault and Abel Ferreira’s group managed to get to the hyperlink shortly. Scarpa acquired and superior in the sector in which he had Vozão Lindoso – who was limping on the pitch, ready to be substituted and not following the recreation. The 14 shirt discovered López, who slotted previous João Ricardo and went off to have a good time.


Guilherme Castilho, who was lately introduced as a reinforcement for Ceará, made his debut for Vozão. He changed Lim in the second half.


Ceará’s match state of affairs received a bit sophisticated at the begin of the second leg with the dismissal of Richardson. Volan fouled Dudu and acquired a crimson card after Daronco was known as to investigate the video.

On the shaft

Scarpa nearly scored a pleasant aim when he related with López at the entrance to the space to complete. The ball hit the crossbar. After the throw, he tried a volley, from a distance, however despatched it vast.


In got here Murilo, who rattled the web, however the referee disallowed the aim for offside. Gustavo Gómez took a nook, the ball hit the submit and rebounded, and Murilo despatched it into the web. The defender was already in an incorrect place.

Ceará is lowered

As the match entered the ultimate interval, Ceará eased up. Vina was introduced down in the field and Daronco scored the penalty, a transfer that induced many complaints from Palmeiras. Offensively, Mendoza completed robust and did so.


In the ultimate minutes, Ceará rose in search of an equalizer and gave Palmeiras a scare, however couldn’t keep away from defeat. Verdão, nonetheless, struggled to regain management of the recreation.


Competition: Brazilian Championship 2022 – Round 20
Date and time: July 30, 2022 (Saturday), 4:30 p.m. (Brazil time)
City: Arena Castelão, Fortaleza (CE)
Judge: Anderson Daronco (Fifa/RS)
assistants: Rafael da Silva Alves (Fifa/RS) and Michael Stanislau (RS)
VAR: Rodrigo Nunes de Sa (VAR-Fifa/RJ)
yellow playing cards: Wines, Guilherme Castilho, Bruno Pacheco (CEA); Marcos Rocha, Piquerez, Murilo (PAL)
Red card: Richardson, from Ceará, at 4’/2
targets: Dudu, from Palmeiras, at 30’/1ºT; López, from Palmeiras, at 45’/1ºT; Mendoza, from Ceará, at 34’/2

CEARÁ: João Ricardo; Michel (Nino Paraíba), Messias, Gabriel Lacerda and Bruno Pacheco (Victor Luis); Richardso, Rodrigo Lindoso (Diego), Lima (Guilherme Castilho), Vina and Mendoza; Kleber (Vásquez). Technician: Marquinhos Santos

PALMS: Weverton; Marcos Rocha (Mayke), Gustavo Gómez, Murilo and Piquerez (Vanderlan); Danilo, Zé Rafael, Gustavo Scarpa and Raphael Veiga (Gabriel Menino); Dudu and José López (Rafael Navarro). Technician: Abel Ferreira

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