August 19, 2022
Palmeiras breaks more records and considers the rune a symbol of a historical stage in the Libertadores |  Palm trees

Palmeiras breaks more records and considers the rune a symbol of a historical stage in the Libertadores | Palm trees

The holder of the best campaign in the competition’s history to date, Verdão took a ninth consecutive win, and isolated himself as the record holder in question – the number being considered the final of the last edition, against Flamengo. The record, up to eight wins, was shared with five other teams.

Once again, Rooney had a great night in the Libertadores. The author of two goals and one assist, he was elected the best on the field, largely because of his superb air kick. Shirt 10 is an example of this chronology of Palm trees In the competition, the current champion twice and in search of the third in a row.

The victory over Cerro ensured Verdau in the quarter-finals to face Atlético MG. By having a better campaign, Palm trees He decides his place in the semi-finals at Allianz Parque in Sao Paulo. The games will take place in the third and tenth week of August.

Palmeiras vs Cerro Porteno Libertadores – Photo: Marcos Ripoli

a Palm trees It became the only Brazilian team to have played in the Libertadores quarter-finals for five consecutive years.

Verdão comes in a series of seven consecutive entries in the international competition. After being eliminated in the 2016 group stage and in the last 16 of 2017, the team has reached at least the quarter-finals since 2018.

according to Statistical spyFrom General ElectricGrêmio had the same current streak as Verdão and also played the stage four times in a row, on two occasions: in 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998 and then in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.

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Best attack in history

With 33 goals in eight matches, he achieved Palm trees Alama equaled 2020 and Flamengo last year as the most positive attack in the history of the Libertadores.

With at least two more games in the competition, Verdau can isolate himself in the matter and expand the advantage of his powerful attacking sector, which averages an impressive four goals per game.

Palmeiras fans against Cerro Porteno – Photo: Marcello Zambrana / AGIF

Ron left Pele behind

With the two goals scored on Wednesday, Rooney entered the list of the top 10 Brazilian goalscorers in the history of the Libertadores. In addition, he isolated himself as the top scorer in Palm trees In the tournament 18 goals.

  • Luisao: 29 goals
  • Gabigol: 27 goals
  • Fred and Balenha: 25 goals
  • Celio Tavera: 22 goals
  • Jairzinho: 21 goals
  • Guilherme, Ricardo Oliveira and Bruno Henrique: 19 goals
  • Marcelino Carioca, Sergio Joao, Tita and Rooney: 18 goals

Thus, the number 10 has left behind great names in Brazilian football, such as Pele and Zico, who were associated with him at the age of 16.

a Palm trees Two games away from becoming the most unbeaten team in the Libertadores. With his victory over Cerro, Verdau reached 16 matches without losing in the competition. The record belongs to Atlético-MG, having played 18 matches unbeaten.

By the way, the rooster will be an opponent of Palm trees In the fight for a place in the semi-finals of the competition. If he is undefeated in both matches, Ferdao will not only advance to the next stage, but also equal the streak of the undefeated competitor.

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