Ten times Palmeiras de Abel proved to be the ‘cascudo workforce’

More than “good” and “properly skilled”, “cascudo” has been the reward that has been paid to Palmeiras the most in latest times, by the public and the critics. And the fame, as seen in the 2-2 draw in opposition to Atlético-MG, for the quarter-finals of the Libertadores, final Wednesday (3), is justified.

Palmeiras didn’t tremble for a single second, regardless of such a poor aim at the starting of the second half. And he grew inside his taking part in fashion to obtain a terrific equalizer of his ambitions.

In the virtually two years that Palmeiras has been coached by Abel Ferreira, the workforce has not not often discovered itself in tough conditions, however it knew how to handle nervousness so as not to break down emotionally and to proceed taking part in its recreation.

The first a part of the motto “Cold head, heat coronary heart” grew to become an instruction that the gamers adopted to the letter.

See beneath 9 different moments when Palmeiras de Abel, like Wednesday, stored their composure to flip round difficult conditions or keep on their ft when all the things appeared misplaced.

July 24, 2022 – Palmeiras 2 x 1 Internacional – Brazilian

It was only a mid-table recreation, however in a direct factors event, it does not matter when or who they gained the factors in opposition to.

And for the chief Palmeiras, the proven fact that it was straightforward to beat Internacional at house, after virtually equalizing in the fortieth minute of the 2nd half, was essential.

Gabriel Menino calmly accomplished a cross from Vanderlan’s early composure, 43′ into the second half, to hold Palmeiras in the lead, needing greater than a spherical to lose.

20 June 2022 – São Paulo 1 x 2 Palmeiras – Brazilian

Gustavo Gomez, participant of Palmeiras, celebrates his aim throughout the match in opposition to São Paulo

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The return was a violent power for Palmeiras for a number of causes: it was Morumbi’s recreation, São Paulo began higher and Palmeiras misplaced till 45? 2nd time

Yes, a formidable comeback, with objectives from the two defenders – Gómez and Murilo – on balls raised by Scarpa, which occurred after regulation time had expired.

Even after scoring a aim in the opponent’s house, he managed to change and enhance the panorama of the recreation, a reward for a Palmeiras.

The win stored Palmeiras in the lead and boosted a rising São Paulo additional into the competitors. In addition to elevating the morale of the workforce, as each basic victory does.

March 30, 2022 – São Paulo 3 x 1 Palmeiras – Final 2022 Paulista

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Palmeiras gamers rejoice the title of champions at the awards ceremony after their win in opposition to Sao Paulo

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São Paulo performed an virtually good tactical recreation and beat Palmeiras in the first Paulista remaining 3-0 at Morumbi’s floor. But Abel’s workforce didn’t lose their resolve.

Overturning the 3-0 at Allianz Parque would be tough. But scoring a aim and profitable two at house to take the recreation to penalties was apparent. Verdão didn’t hand over and located the aim in the fortieth minute of the 2nd half, on a free kick by Raphael Veiga: 1 and three.

On the return, excited by the returnable aspect, the workforce did not make solely the two wanted to go to penalties: they gained 4-0 and took the title.

12 February 2022 – Palmeiras 1 x 2 Chelsea – 2021 World Cup Final

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Danilo and Kante in the Palmeiras vs Chelsea match

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This recreation didn’t finish with a inexperienced victory, however it reveals properly how the workforce is aware of how to hold calm.

Against the European champions, Palmeiras didn’t disappoint as Belgium’s Romelu Lukaku opened the scoring 9′ into the second half at the Mohamed Bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

The workforce seemed for an equalizer ten minutes later, with a coolly scored penalty by Raphael Veiga. Still inside his philosophy that day, he continued to give the English workforce little area and got here shut to reversing the bid with Dudu.

Palmeiras took the match to additional time and solely missed penalties, three minutes from the finish, as a result of the ball hit the hand of Luan on his again throughout a shot by Azpilicueta. Havertz would convert the penalty that gave the London workforce the trophy.

November 27, 2021 – Palmeiras 2 x 1 Flamengo – 2021 Libertadores Final

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Felipe Melo lifts the trophy after the 2021 Libertadores title

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Thanks to Veiga’s aim at the starting of the match, 2′, Palmeiras was in a position to strive Flamengo’s counterattack for nearly the total match. Trailing on the scoreboard, the purple and blacks had extra of the ball, however they virtually at all times had the momentum tamed by Verdão.

Gabigol equalized at 27′ of the 2nd half, and Michael and David Luiz had good probabilities to convert. However, Palmeiras misplaced their composure.

In additional time, at the fifth minute of the 1st half, displaying the team’s focus, Deyverson stole the ball from Andreas Pereira, scored 2-1, and gained the title.

September 28, 2021 – Atletico-MG 1 x 1 Palmeiras – 2021 Libertadores Semifinal

Palmeiras traveled to Belo Horizonte in a 0-0 draw. With the away aim rule, the workforce and the coach have been satisfied that they have been in Mineirão to play for a single aim. A win or a draw would go away Palmeiras empty handed.

This conviction was maintained even when Vargas made it 1 and 0, at the 7′ mark of the 2nd half. That day, Abel’s finger-to-temple gesture went viral. Palmeiras, in truth, remained calm, ready for a gap. That got here at the age of 23.

Newcomer Verone gained a defensive race for the base at excessive velocity down the left aspect. The cross arrived as a volley, and Dudu slotted it into the again of the internet to seal the spot.

10 August 2021 – São Paulo 1 x 1 Palmeiras – 2021 Libertadores quarter-finals

Playing in Morumbi is sort of at all times tough for Palmeiras. And so it was that night time, in opposition to the workforce led by Hernán Crespo.

Tricolor’s purchasers in the Libertadores at the time, Palmeiras got here from behind, 9′ into the second half, with a aim from Luan who had tormented Palmeiras in the Paulista remaining a month earlier.

Palmeiras stored to their fashion of play, understanding {that a} draw would be superb for deciding the place at house. São Paulo insisted and had extra of the ball, however Palmeiras knew what they have been doing.

Until, in the twenty ninth minute, Patrick de Paula took a free kick from a distance, and Tiago Volpi couldn’t maintain it. 1 and 1 in the pocket, Verdão arrived extra calmly at Allianz to make it 3 and 0 and qualify.

January 12, 2021 – Palmeiras 0 x 2 River Plate – 2020 Libertadores Semifinal

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Abel Ferreira talks to Marcelo Gallardo after the match between Palmeiras and River Plate

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For many Palmeiras, this was the most nervous match in historical past. Every week earlier, the large lead in Avellaneda, in a 3-0 basic in opposition to the mighty River Plate (ARG), virtually disappeared in the first half.

Rojas, at the twenty ninth minute, and Borré, at the forty fourth minute, left the Argentine workforce very shut to equalizing the rating they suffered at house in the opening section. In the 9′ of the second half, for instance, River additionally achieved the feat, with Montiel, however the VAR appropriately rejected it.

Although they have been massacred, Palmeiras stored their recreation plan and didn’t lose their minds with the eliminations. Nor nervously weaken and give up the balls in a tray, about to watch the void slide away.

The recreation had subtleties of cruelty with Palmeiras. The Argentines additionally had a penalty of their favor overturned by VAR, Emerson Santos saved a ball over the line along with his head, and the referee consulted a doable penalty for River, with out marking it. The hole in the choice was Palmeira’s.

30 December 2020 – América-MG 0 x 2 Palmeiras – Copa Brasil 2020 semi-final

On New Year’s Eve of the first yr of the pandemic, Palmeiras had to search a draw in opposition to América de Lisca Doido after shedding at house in the semi-final of the Brazilian Cup. The 1-1 draw away from house was glorious for the Miners as they seemed assured heading into the Independence recreation.

Palmeiras entered the subject, in BH, on the eve of the new yr, needing to beat a really sturdy workforce at house.

Despite the unhealthy first half, Palmeiras held on to Ameria, insisted on the method they performed in the 2nd half and managed to make it 2-0, with Rony and Luiz Adriano. Verdão due to this fact went to the remaining in opposition to Grêmio, and have become champion.

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