Erison shines and Botafogo beats Flamengo in the Brasileirão

Erison took advantage of the red-black defense to score at the beginning of the second half and give Botafogo the victory over Flamengo in the fifth round of the Brasileirão

This Sunday morning, the 8th, Flamengo and Botafogo faced each other at Estádio Nacional de Brasília in a match valid for the fifth round of the Brazilian Championship. With both teams starting the round with five points, tension took over the match. In addition to being a classic, the result would have a great weight in the continuity of the teams in the competition.

With one victory, two draws and one defeat for each side, the teams were separated in the table by goal difference. At the beginning of the round, Rubro-Negro surpassed Glorioso by just one goal difference, but needed the victory to climb the table and fight for a good position in the G4.


The game

The match started very disputed and studied by both teams. Disputing a lot for the ball in the middle of the field, the chances of goals took a while to appear. Over time, Flamengo gained confidence and began to attack. At 27 minutes, gabigol came to swing the nets, but, after analysis of the VAR, the goal was disallowed.

At five minutes into the second half, erison took advantage of error William Arãodominated and finished with force, at the top and won Hugo Souza to open the scoreboard in the match. Three minutes later, Botafogo had the chance to increase the score, but the submission of Tche Tche stopped at the flamengo goalkeeper.

Erison shines, scores against Flmanego and Botafogo wins classic in Brasileirão – Flickr (Vitor Silva / Botafogo)

Mengão spent the remainder of the second stage trying to equalize the score and created great chances, but could not balance the nets. In the last minutes, Flamengo started to arrive in the form of a blitz and had clear opportunities with arrascaeta and David Luiz but who stopped at an illuminated performance of Kitty Fernández.

Source: sportbuzz

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