With a great goal by Geyse, the Brazilian team wins the friendly

With a great goal by Geyse, the Brazilian team wins the friendly

The Brazilian team beats South Africa, 3-0, in the first friendly warm-up in September, with a great goal by Geyse and a good collective performance

This Friday, the 2nd, the Brazilian Team female faced the South African team, in the preparatory games of September. The match ended with a Brazilian victory by 3 to 0, with goals from Geyse, Adriana and tamires. As the Brazilian girls prepare for the 2023 World Cup with the title of champions of the Copa América, the girls from South Africa hold on to the title of the African Cup of Nations.

Brazil in the field

In the first half, despite the dominance of the Brazil, the South African team hit more passes and managed to defend well. The main alternative of the opponents was the long balls, pulling counterattacks when they managed to steal in their defense field, rarely building plays worked by the midfield.

Brazil, in turn, explored creation both from the sides and the center of the field. However, until the 40th minute of the game, they had a lot of difficulty finishing. During the defensive moments on the South African team’s counterattack, the Brazilian defense sometimes took a while to go down to score, which made the chances much more dangerous for the goalkeeper. Lorrainewho even with some wrong starts, did not concede goals in the match.

In the 42nd minute, Geyse opened the scoring with a beautiful shot from outside the area. After dominating with the chest, the player of barcelona finished first in a ball that hit the post and went straight. The goalkeeper was well on the ball, but did not arrive in time. After conceding the goal, the opposing team tried a reaction, but was unsuccessful.

Just 2 minutes after making it 1 to 0, Adriana, Corinthians, extended to the Brazilian national team. In a clever move built by Debinha on the left side of the field, shirt 9 puts the ball inside the small area, where Geyse pulls the marking and, even with a cut in the defense, the ball falls at Adriana’s feet to finish.

For the second half, hopscotch had two changes: Debinha and Kerolin for the entries of Bia Zaneratto and Michaelly. After an intense start to the final stage, Tamires made it 3 to 0, in the 18th minute, in a big defensive mistake by the opponents. The South African goalkeeper came out wrong and the defender was lost with the mistake. They managed to cut the ball, but it went straight to the side of Corinthians, which was well positioned on the left of the area to finish with intensity, even before the goalkeeper returned to the goal.

Geyse’s goal, which put the Brazilian team ahead on the scoreboard (Credits: Rafael Ribeiro / Flickr CBF Oficial)

The end of the second stage was cooler, with the Brazilian team rolling the ball a lot, exchanging passes and trying to create more scoring opportunities. The South African team had two good opportunities, one in a wrong exit from Lorena and another in a set piece, a foul committed by the goalkeeper as well.

The next match between the two teams will take place on Monday, 5th, at 13:00 (Brasília time). It will be the second of the September preparatory games, which are taking place in South Africa. Friendlies are good ways to rotate the squad and audition for the Selection, which will compete in the 2023 World Cup.

Source: sportbuzz

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