Fluminense draws with Santa Fe and lives drama in Sudamericana

In the fifth round of the group stage, Fluminense entered the field under pressure to seek victory, but was equal and got complicated in the table

On Thursday night, the 19th, the Fluminense stepped onto the lawn to play in the fifth round of the South American group stage and visited the Union Santa Fegives Argentina. In a delicate situation in the group, the Brazilian team again had difficulties to balance the nets, was in a zero-zero draw and will need a miracle to qualify.


At the beginning of the first half, Fluminense already showed that they would not have a great performance away from home. With a very slow pace, the team stopped in the strong marking of the home team and still had to hold on to the defense. At eight minutes, Álvez received a pass inside the area, turned in front of the goalkeeper, but saw fabio avoid the worst.


After the scare, Fluminense didn’t even manage to reach the attacking field to scare Santa Fe, which also showed many problems in creating plays and turned the game into moments of pure sadness. Without any emotion, the match went to halftime with the score at zero to zero.

In the second stage, Unión Santa Fe tried to set a strong pace to seek victory, but also failed in the attempt. On the other hand, the Tricolor das Laranjeiras did not even appear in the attacking sector to dream of triumph. Thus, the duel between the teams was to have emotion already close to the additions defined by the judge.

Fluminense got into action at Sul-Americana (Credit: GettyImages)

In the 42nd minute, Fluminense had the biggest scare of the match. After a good move at speed, hurts passed to Zenonwhich touched the measure for diale finish out. 0 to 0. End of story! With the tie, Tricolor reached eight points and was in third position in group H of the Sudamericana, which forces them to hope for a miracle in the last round.

Source: sportbuzz

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