Botafogo shines with Eduardo and defeats Fortaleza in the Brasileirão

Botafogo got the better of Fortaleza in the 2022 Brasileirão in its 25th round; teams ended up ‘glued’ in the table at the end of the match

This Sunday the 4th, Strength and Botafogo faced each other for Brazilian championship of 2022 in its 25th round. With Glorioso’s triumph away from home, by the final score of 3 to 1, Leão do Pici lost the opportunity to climb the table and the opponent from Rio equaled the Northeastern team in 30 points in the classification: Alvinegro was in 13th place and , the Tricolor, in 12th.

The match started with a good chance from Strength (who entered the field with a more offensive posture), 18 seconds after kickoff, after Romarinho kill a cross in the chest and kick, but the ball goes over the goal. However, the person responsible for opening the scoring at Arena Castelão was Botafogo.

Edward took advantage of the launch of Jeffinho, from the bottom line, scored Glorioso’s first in the match, in the 18th minute. And the team led by Luís Castro was still not satisfied: in the 35th minute, shirt 33 extended even more with a header to the right of Fernando Miguel. The team from Rio exploited the vulnerability of opponents with aerial balls.

After the break, the nets returned to swing. marçal got it right in the drawer after fixing it with his left foot and nailed the third of the visitors in the confrontation, at 18 minutes of the second stage. However, a few moments later, moisés dominated and hit well at the exit of Kitty Fernándeznoting the first of the Tricolor in the match.

Fortaleza vs Botafogo in the 2022 Brasileirão (Credit: Vitor Silva/Botafogo/Flickr)

The goal would be the last of Leão and, also, of the match. Without more big moves, Botafogo secured a capital victory of 3 to 1 over the northeastern team and approached the top of the table. Thus, the team led by Vojvoda Take the Fluminense in Fernando Diniz in the next round. The stove, in turn, faces the America in Vagner Mancini.


The clash was also marked by the scare with the Rafael, from Alvinegro carioca, in the 17th minute of the first half. The side collided with Thiago Galhardo in a dispute with the ball in the air and ended up falling unconscious. Upon regaining consciousness, the player appeared to have a sunken face. The doctor Gustavo Dutra determined that shirt 7 could not return to the field. Despite the defender’s wishes, Mezenga entered instead.

Source: sportbuzz

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