THE BALL – Abel Ferreira’s Palmeiras wins with a historic goal from the ‘putoMaravilha’ and approaches the title (video) (Brazil)

After the elimination of the Libertadores Cup, by Athletico Paranaense, commanded by Luiz Felipe Scolari, former coach of Portugal, choosing to play with a team marked by savings, thinking of the final of the maximum competition of south-south soccer American scheduled for Saturday, at 9 afternoon, with Flamengo, in Guayaquil (Ecuador), Palmeiras, of Abel Ferreira, took a giant step towards the victory of the Brasileirão beating the same Athletico Paranaense at the Arena da Baixada, in Curitiba (3-1).

O green can even become champions if, at dawn on Thursday, the 2nd Internacional of Porto Alegre, which hosts Ceará, and Corinthians, of Vítor Pereira, who plays at home with Fluminense, do not win.

As for the match, it started badly for Palmeiras who, despite the strong entry and dominance of the game, was surprised by the hosts, who scored first, by Matheus Felipe, at the half hour mark, an advantage that would remain in favor of Drilling until the end of the first stage of the meeting.

However, at half-time Abel Ferreira changed the squad (and good) with two changes for the second half, replacing Mayke with Gabriel Menino and removing defensive midfielder Danilo and launching the wonderkid Endrick, who showed why he is nicknamed. new Pele and considered the most exciting Brazilian promise since Neymar’s appearance at Santos.

O ace, quite simply, decimated the host defense with his dizzying movement, speed and technique. He signs the game 1-1 at 59′ (the goal is initially granted, but then there is correction, the goal is from Gustavo Scarpa) and operates the turnaround (2-1) at 65′. Endrick became, in a night that will go down in history, at 16 years, 3 months and 4 days, the youngest player to score for the emblem of São Paulo.

The third goal, which ended with doubts (if there were still any) about the winner, by the Paraguayan central and team captain alviverdeGustavo Gómez, at 75′.

With this result, Palmeiras reached 74 points and, regardless of the result of the matches between Internacional de Porto Alegre and Corinthians, he made it clear that winning the 11th title in his history is only a matter of time. .

Athletico Paranaense, popularized by the championship leader, go to the final with Flamengo (this morning they beat Santos 3-2 at home) with little confidence, after a very poor performance, even if they could claim to have played with a kind of second team. , who, in the end, only takes advantage of the goal, against the tide, in the first part of the match.

See the first base play and which was also originally awarded to him:

Watch Endrick’s goal:

News updated this Wednesday at 9:34 a.m.

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