1-1: Corinthians draw against Always Ready and finish second

1-1: Corinthians draw against Always Ready and finish second

Corinthians tied this Thursday at home 1-1 with alwaysready and, despite qualifying for the round of 16 of the Libertadores Cup, let that Boca Juniors will stay with the leadership of Group E.

Adson opened the scoring for the Brazilian team, which finished with nine points in second place in the group, and jonathan borja matched for the Bolivian, last with five units.

Boca Juniors advanced to the top sixteen stage as the leader with ten points after winning in Buenos Aires by 1-0 to Deportivo Calithird with eight units, eliminated from the tournament but with a guaranteed place in the round of 16 of the South American Cup.

the coach of Corinthiansthe Portuguese Vítor Pereira, could not count for the match against alwaysready with several of its starters, including goalkeeper Cassio and winger Fágner, both injured, and the suspended Raúl Gustavo and Colombian Víctor Cantillo.

The coach himself could not sit on the bench due to suspension and his assistant was his replacement Filipe Almeida.

In the first few minutes, Gustavo Mantuan approached the Corinthians in a play in which the Paraguayan goalkeeper Lucas Galarza was already beaten and the visiting team immediately responded with a counterattack in which the goalkeeper Iván defended the shot of the Colombian striker Gustavo Torres.

In the fourteenth minute Junior Moraes enabled Giuliano and the play ended at the feet of midfielder Adson, who beat Galarza to open the scoring. Then it was Lucas Pitón and Gustavo Mosquito who were able to extend the advantage.

In the 43rd minute, in a false start from Robson BambooTorres took advantage and assisted Borja to score the 1-1.

Already in the second half, former Chelsea Willian crashed a shot on the left vertical at 58 minutes and Robson Bambú at 79.

With the draw, the team from the city of The talldirected by Eduardo Villegas, withdrew, despite the fact that with a victory he could aspire to third place and play the round of 16 of the Copa Sudamericana.

In the final minutes, the goalkeeper Galarza He emerged as a figure by stopping shots from Du Queiroz, Gustavo Mantuán, defender Gil and Robson Bambú.

The duel between Brazilians and Bolivians was played at the Neo Química Arena stadium in Sao Paulo with refereeing by Venezuelan José Argote and before almost 40,000 spectators who ended up booing their team.

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