THE BALL – Corinthians by Vítor Pereira defeated in the cup (Brazil)

Last morning, Corinthians of the Portuguese Vítor Pereira was defeated, by 0-2, in the visit to Atlético Goianense, in the first leg of the quarter-finals of the Brazilian Cup.

The home team was always more dominant, created the best opportunities and, in the 23rd minute, reached the first goal, through Jorginho, who finished an excellent collective play, with a low shot, a result with which the teams left for the break.

O helm, uninspired, had no arguments to counter the dragon and the first dangerous shot came in the 67′, with Giuliano shooting a few centimeters off the right post. Vítor Pereira promoted the debut of Argentinian Fausto Vera (65′), but, near the final whistle, Léo Pereira (88′) found space to shoot hard at the edge of the area and sentenced the result.

Corinthians welcomes Atlético Goianense on the 17th of August, at the Neo Química Arena, and needs to win, by three goals, to advance in the competition.

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Flamengo, with Everton (ex-Benfica) being launched in the 61st minute, did not go beyond a goalless draw against Athletico Paranaense, by Luiz Felipe Scolari, in a game in which the Fla had more possession of the ball (74%) and had 22 shots (six of which on goal), but failed to reach the goal.

In added time, David Luiz (90+7′) was sent off for words directed at the referee.

The second leg is scheduled for August 17, in Curitiba.