March 26, 2023

Sao Paulo beats Sao Bento and is guaranteed in the quarter-finals of Paulistao two minutes.

a Sao Paulo Qualified for the quarter-finals Paulista championship. This Tuesday (21), with goals from Gallupo, Pedrino and Calleri, the team beat São Bento 3-0 away from home, joining Palm trees that it Corinthians As the first teams to actually be in the knockout stage of the state tournament.

In the first half, the game did not have much emotion, but Sao Paulo controlled the actions and scored two goals, but only once was it worth it. At the start, Calleri, who had headed for goal after Nestor’s release, was offside and the goal was disallowed. At 45, he emerged as the tournament’s top scorer. In a move that became one of the team’s weapons at the start of the season. Wellington Rato took a corner kick, Luciano deflected off the first post and Gallupo completed the goal, scoring his seventh goal in Paulistão, equalizing with Roger Guedes.

On the way back to the second stage, São Bento had a great chance to tie for second. Evan receives a throw and points it in Raphael’s face, but he sends it wide. After that, Tricolor regained control of the movement and scored the second goal in the 37th minute. Alisson, who returned to the match after a long absence, hit a free kick, the ball hit the barrier, Nathan deflected it with his head, and Pedrino completed it. for the purpose. In addition, there was still time to score Calleri’s third. Patrick hit a free kick inside the area, heading the number 9 hard to score, in an emphatic goal after the use of the video assistant referee.

Gallupo celebrates a goal for Sao Paulo against Sao BentoDiogo Reis / Ageive

With the win, Sao Paulo reached 20 points and secured the classification, but could still lose out on Group B leadership, as Água Santa has only three points less, with two rounds to go. Sao Bento, even with another defeat, still has a chance to qualify for the quarter-finals, as it is level on points with Ituano, who is currently second in Group C.

Paulista order

Sao Bento: Third place in Group C, with 9 points

Sao Paulo: Leader of Group B, with 20 points

Sao Bento next matches

Portuguese (F): Sunday (26), 20:40 – Campeonato Paulista

Red Bull Bragantino (C): Sunday (26th), 4pm – Campeonato Paulista

Sao Paulo next matches

Sao Bernardo (C) – 02/25, 18:30 – Paulista Championship

Botafogo-SP (F) – 05/03, 16h – Campeonato Paulista