March 26, 2023

The Democrat scores the goal at the end and Santa Cruz takes it out in the Copa do Brasil

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With a goal in the final minutes, Santa Cruz secured the rating

Democrata-GV was close to making history in the Copa do Brasil, but conceded a goal from Santa Cruz in the 49th minute of the second half and let qualification slip away in front of its fans at Mamodo Stadium, in Governador Valladares, this Tuesday (28). / two). The 1–1 draw gave Pernambuco a place in the second stage, placing them better in the national ranking of clubs by the CBF.

In addition to the disappointment over the goal when the lights were out, Democrata-GV regrets the missed opportunity to accumulate R$1.65 million in the Copa do Brasil. The sum will go to Santa – R$750,000 in the first stage and R$900,000 in the second – whose next opponent in the tournament will be America.

The goal that almost ensured the Democrats’ rating occurred at the end of the first stretch, when Papelinho hurried left and was knocked down by Jefferson Viejo in the area. In the penalty kick, Gabriel Vieira filled his foot, shot into the middle of the goal and scored: 1 to 0.

Even with a defensive stance in the final phase, Valladares’ team could not stand the pressure of the opponent. In the 49th of the second half, Santa Cruz equalized thanks to a Gueduz cross and an accurate Bebeko header: 1 to 1 and the classification of Pernambuco in the territory of Minas Gerais.

Eliminated by Copa Brasil, Democracy JV returns to the field on Saturday (4/3), at 4:30 p.m., for the final round of Stage 1 of the Campeonato Mineiro. Pantera faces Atlético dreaming of victory and setbacks from Cruzeiro and Tompense to advance to the top of Group C.