In Diego’s farewell, Flamengo loses to Avaí in the Brasileirão

In Diego’s farewell, Flamengo loses to Avaí in the Brasileirão

After a lot of emotion, Flamengo even tried to say goodbye to the season with a victory, but had to settle for the setback against the already relegated Avaí

This Saturday afternoon, the 12th, the Flamengo stepped on the lawn to compete in the 38th and final round of the Brasileirão. In the midfielder’s farewell game Diegothe team received the Hawaii as Maracanã very full. However, the already relegated Leão da Ressacada gave work and secured the victory by 2 to 1 to thwart the plans of the Carioca team.

With the result, Rubro-Negro got 62 points in the Brazilian Championship table and ended the year in fifth position. There were 18 victories, eight draws and 12 defeats in the campaign. Already Avaí said goodbye to Serie A in 17th place and with 35 points added throughout the tournament. Thus, the team will play in the second division in 2023.

From the beginning of the game, Flamengo dominated the actions and left for the attacking field. At three minutes, Ayrton Lucas dropped the bomb and scared the rival meta. at ten, Marine tried and stopped in defense of Gledson🇧🇷 At 21, gabigol scored, but had the goal disallowed by the flag and VAR after being offside in the move.

After the frustration, Rubro-Negro got a big scare. At 32 minutes, Lucas Ventura risked submission and saw Diego Alves defend. At 38, the goalkeeper shone again and avoided the goal of Vitinho🇧🇷 After the scares, Flamengo scored. When trying to cut intersection, Wellington made a mistake and headed against his own patrimony. 1 to 0.

Flamengo also said goodbye to Diego Alves (Credit: Gilvan de Souza / Flamengo / Flickr)

Despite the disadvantage, Avaí managed to react in the first half. At 49 minutes, Marcinho took advantage of leftovers inside the area and left everything the same. 1 to 1. Range. In the second stage, Flamengo decided to pay homage to their idols. First, Diego was substituted and received a lot of applause from the crowd. Highlight for the transfer of shirt number ten to Gabigol.

A short time later, Diego Alves also said goodbye to Rubro-Negro. Unlike the midfielder, the goalkeeper has not announced his retirement. However, the tributes were the same. After so many stops, Flamengo tried to resume the rhythm to seek victory. But then the mood had already been lost and it was difficult to create good chances to score.

In this way, Avaí grew and enjoyed the game. At 33 minutes, Hugo made a great save after Wellington’s attempt. However, Felipe Silva completed the rebound and scored the second. 2 to 1. Behind the marker, Flamengo tried to do everything to avoid defeat. However, the fans had to accept the setback in the farewell to the season. End of story!

Source: sportbuzz

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