Jun 14, 2021 at 1:02 AM CEST
Brazil began its Copa América beating Venezuela (3-0), in a match that started to be determined 24 hours earlier than when an outbreak of 12 instances of Covid-19 was detected in the decision of the Vinotinto. And to the already present gulf between the number one candidate for the title and the Cinderella of Group A, an insurmountable handicap was added.
Alisson; Danilo, Marquinhos, Eder Militao, Alex Sandro (Alex Sandro, 45 ‘); Casemiro, Fred (Fabinho, 84 ‘), Lucas Paquetá (Everton Ribeiro, 45’) Gabriel Jesus (Vinicius Jr. 84 ‘), Richarlison (Gabigol, 64’) and Neymar Jr.
Graterol; González (Hernández, 91 ‘), Cumana, Luis Martínez, Luis Mago; Manzano (Celis, 76 ‘), Moreno, José Martínez, La Mantía, Casseres (Castillo, 83’); Aristeguieta (Córdova, 76 ‘).
Esteban Ostojich (Uruguay). TA Renan Lodi (38 ‘); Gabigol (65 ‘) / Manzano (68’), Mago (79 ‘)
1-0, Marquinhos (23 ‘); 2-0, Neymar Jr. (63 ‘); 3-Zero Gabigol (88 ‘)
Recreation performed behind closed doorways because of the well being results of the Covid-19 pandemic on the Mané Garrincha Nationwide Stadium (Brasilia).
Brazil got here out to determine on the quick monitor, with a clearly offensive proposal with Lucas Paquetá, Neymar, Richarlison and Gabriel Jesus, however the preliminary momentum of the Brazilians was neutralized by the Venezuelan double wall. The luso Jose Peseiro he parapet a protection of 5, and a medullary one, with 4 troops, devoted to the containment very near his personal space.
These of Tite needed to work the assembly, and so they overturned on the left flank, with Renan Lodi hitting the underside line recurrently, associating nicely with a Neymar eager to play and with Richarlison as a battering ram.
La Vinotinto ended up succumbing. His Numantine resistance lasted 23 minutes, however a marking error on the exit of a nook allowed Marquinhos management and execute masterfully, after prior help from Richarlison. The objective, with three Brazilian touches, uncovered the weaknesses of the Venezuelans.
From then on, the assembly was a Verdemarelo monologue, with a Neymar as grasp of ceremonies. The 10 performed completely loosely, receiving abundantly between the strains, enjoying deep and exhibiting in particular person actions in which they preferred one another.
The inequality was distressing. Brazil, on the tempo of coaching, confirmed all of Tite’s tactical palette towards a rival who may solely provide defensive work. The advantage of the Vinotinto, nonetheless, was to shut the primary stage, staying inside the social gathering. And the 1-Zero compelled Canarinha to not lose an iota of focus.
NEYMAR EQUALS RONALDO
Tite moved the bench with a double change at halftime. The doorway of Everton Ribeiro Y Alex Sandro it was a message to his crew to keep up the identical stage of dedication.
La Canarinha, nonetheless, took a break and Venezuela lastly loved lengthy possessions, however with out disturbing Alisson. The guests’ hopes ended in a toddler penalty of Cumana, that unnecessarily rolled over Danilo So what Neymar, with paradinha included, executed with plasticity. 2-Zero and sport settled at 63 minutes.
Neymar Jr.’s objective was statistically historic because it allowed him to succeed in Ronaldo’s data. Now each occupy second place on the Canarinha scoring podium with 67 targets. First there may be, Or Rei Pelé with 77 targets, in keeping with FIFA, or 95, by CBF accounts.
The social gathering misplaced steam. Tite awarded Gabigol with half an hour and Vinicius Jr. with solely 5 minutes. The madridista didn’t have time to do something however the Flamengo striker scored the objective of the evening. Neymar centered and, with the goalkeeper out of place, Gabigol he completed off an empty objective … with his chest. A very good epilogue for a simple victory, very simple for Brazil.