Botafogo stumbles against Paranaense but continues to lead in Brazil

06/04/2023 at 05:22


Alex Santana decided the game with a missile from outside the area

El Mineiro reaches 17 points and is second

Botafogo lost this Saturday 0-1 in their visit to Atlético Paranaensebut even with that setback, he will conclude the ninth round of the Brazilian Championship in first place in the standings.

The game-defining goal scored by Alex Santana with a missile from outside the area when the first half ended, after a pass from the youthful Vitor Roque, one of the promises of Brazilian football who is in the sights of several European clubs.

Despite the defeat Botafogo remains the sole leader of the tournament, with 21 pointsalthough he has put on a plate the possibility of closing the gap on Palmeiras, who is 16 and this Sunday will receive bottom club Coritiba.

This Saturday he approached the leader Atlético Mineiro, who prevailed 0-1 in the Belo Horizonte derby against Cruzeiro, thanks to a great free-kick goal from the veteran Hulk, who sent the ball into the net with a powerful shot from 35 meters.

The result led to Mineiro up to 17 points, in a second position that can be taken from him by Palmeiras, and left Cruzeiro in tenth position, with 13 points.

corinthiansone of the greats of national football but who has not yet started this year, is still at the bottom of the table and deepened its crisis this Saturday by losing 2-0 against Américawho with the victory rose to box 18 in the standings.

In another regional duel played this Saturday, Fortaleza equalized against Bahía without goalsa result that left both teams in the middle of the table.

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