The palm trees thrashed this Saturday 3-0 at Corinthians in the derby of the third day of the Brazilian Football Championship, with a goal from the Paraguayan Gustavo Gomeza result that allowed the Atletico Mineiro temporarily assume leadership.
The São Paulo classic was the first match in which the Portuguese coaches Vítor Pereira and Abel Ferreira had the opportunity to face each other, who witnessed Verdao’s first victory in the league so far this season.
The palm treeswith 5 points and one of the clear favorites for the title, opened the scoring with a header from Gómez after a corner kick, which was followed minutes later by a header from Rony. In the second half Dudu He put the final icing on the cake and signed the victory of the team.
After the defeat, the Corinthianswith 6 points, lost the lead in favor of Atletico Mineiro (7), which tied 2-2 against Coritiba (4) with two goals from Venezuelan Jefferson Savarino.
In another of the matches of the day, Flamengo was defeated by Athletico Paranaense (1-0) thanks to a penalty goal by Uruguayan David Terans in the first half of the match.
The Portuguese coach Paul Sousa made some changes in the second half, at which time Andreas, Gabigol, Diego and Everton Ribeiro entered the field to try to change the score, without success.
The team of Rio de Janeiro He came to scare the opponent, but he found the good performance of goalkeeper Bento head on.
After beating Flamengo, the team led by coach Fábio Carille achieved the first victory of the Brazilian Championship, with 3 points, two less than their on-field rival.
Also this Saturday Sao Paulo and Red Bull Bragantino drew 1-1 in a match in which both squads fielded an alternative team due to their continental tournament commitments next week.
The set of Bragança he scored thanks to a goal from Alerrandro in the first minute, while the “Tricolor” equalized with a goal from Eder.
With the result, the Bragantine reaches 5 points and Sao Paulo 4.
in the imposing Maracana in Rio de JaneiroInternacional, with a goal by Alexandre Zurawski “Alemao”, beat Fluminense 0-1 in the debut of former coach Mano Menezes as coach of the Porto Alegre club.
The day will be completed on Sunday with the meetings between Santos-América, Juventude-Cuiabá, while on Monday Avaí-Goiás will be measured. Already on Wednesday they will play Fortaleza and Ceará.