The ‘Verdão’ of the Portuguese Abel Ferreira embittered the return to Mineirão of Alexi Stival “Cuca”, the most successful coach in the history of the ‘Galo’, by equalizing in stoppage time with a goal from Danilo (90+2′).
The Brazilian champion had gone ahead with a goal by Hulk from the penalty spot (45+1′) and an own goal by Murilo (47′), who redeemed himself from his misfortune by making it 2-1 in the 59th minute.
Although they interrupted their triumphal march (they had won the previous eight games), the paulistas came out of Belo Horizonte in good standing and will define their place in the semis next Wednesday in São Paulo.
The winner will clash against the winner of the bracket between Athletico Paranaense from Brazil and Estudiantes de La Plata.
The entrance Palmeiras rescues at the last minute a draw against Atlético Mineiro in the Libertadores was first published in diary TODAY.