May 31, 2023

Carioca U-20: Botafogo sent off a goalkeeper and crushed Vasco; Left striker crying from knee pain

Its a classic with many problems, the Botafogo He met the third consecutive defeat in Carioca championship under 20 years old when it hits Basque By 4 to 1 pm on Saturday (13), at Estádio Nivaldo Pereira, Nova Iguaçu. Glorioso is only seventh with nine points from seven matches.

Vasco managed to make it 2-0 in the first ten minutes, with two headed goals by Roger and Lindrinho. Also in the beginning, at the age of 16, the striker Vargas He felt an injury to his right knee and left crying a lot, much to Botafogo’s concern. Glorioso still managed to reduce the score in the initial phase, with Kawa Maranhaofollowing the beautiful Kauê Pass.

At the start of the second half, the situation became more complicated for Botafogo after that Hector Juan is thrown out for an elbow when he was about to take a throw-in. The referee awarded a penalty kick, which Juliao converted with a dig. In the 14th minute, Vasco finished the score 4-1: goalkeeper Matheus Souza slipped and left the ball open for Leo Jaco to score.

Botafogo, who led in this match, was played by his assistant, Bruno Barbosa Hector. Ryan, Kwan (Joao Lucas), Jefferson Maciel, and Ramon; Felipe Vieira, Cowie, and Bernardo Flame (David Richard); Sapata (Rafael Lobato), Vargas (Kauã Maranhão, later Peloggia) and Antônio Villa (Matheus Sousa).

The next Fujau match will be next Saturday (20), at 10 am, against Audax, in Sivat. The top eight advance to the state quarterfinals. In the Brazilian U-20 Championship, Botafogo will play again only in July, when the quarterfinals will begin – the opponent will be Palmeiras.