On Thursday night (18), America vs Sao Paulo faced each other for Copa do Brasil. So, in a very truncated game, São Paulo managed to open two goals of advantage. But, América-MG was a warrior and sought a tie, which even so was not able to take the match to penalties. Thus, Tricolor took the place in the semifinals.
Check out the highlights of America vs Sao Paulo
1st half: São Paulo starts better but América-MG is in the match and balances
Certainly, São Paulo has already arrived for the match with a goal advantage. Well, in the first leg at Morumbi, they won the match by 1×0. In addition, he was confident for the game, due to the good victory at home against Bragantino. However, they did not have an easy life, with the support of their fans the Rabbit he came in focused and even though he was behind on the scoreboard, he was brave and had a good game.
At first, the game started well, with few chances to score and many fouls. So the Sao Paulo tried to print his rhythm if the game but, he found a well closed midfield and posted from the America-MG. However, at 22', after a good exchange of passes, Lucian received from nestor and hit from outside the area, opening the scoring for the visitors.
Then, the game started to get more rushed, with both teams trying to use speed to get to the attack. But at 29', Calleri he thought Lucian that well placed removed two markers and enlarged the marker to the Tricolor, making it 2×0.
However, the Sao Paulo it slowed down his pace of play. Thus, he managed to create some chances and at 41', in a cross ball inside the area after a corner, the ball hit the defender's arm Tricolor. Then, with the help of VAR, the referee awarded a penalty, which wellington paulista at 43', he hit and reduced the score in the first half
2nd half: Miranda is expelled, América draws but, who leaves with the vacancy is Tricolor
Initially, the game came back more open, with both teams trying to get out into the game. So, everything changed at 11', when Miranda he was fouled at the entrance to the area and ended up taking the second yellow, which left him out of the match. So, the home team went on the attack and right after 19', after much insistence, Pedrinho crossed to measure Everaldo deviate in the small area of shin and kettle and tie the confrontation.
However, after the goal, the Sao Paulo he played for good in defense and América wanted the third to take the match to penalties. But to no avail. Well, with the 2×2 the dearest secured their spot in the semifinals of the Brazil Cup 2022.
Upcoming matches — America-MG vs Sao Paulo
Now the America-MG is only in contention Championship Brazilian. So, in the next round they face the Athletico-PR away from home on Sunday (21), at 6 pm (Brasília time). On the other hand, the Sao Paulo still alive in Copa do Brasil and in South America, in addition to Brasileirão. Finally, the São Paulo tricolor There's also a classic on Sunday (21). So the club faces the Santos away from home also at 6 pm (Brasília time).
Featured photo: Disclosure / São Paulo
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