Flamengo forgets all the bad things and this Wednesday they got a ticket to the grand final of the Copa do Brasil. With the unexpected return of Erick Pulgar to the courts, Mengao beat Gremio by the minimum score and kept the key to the semifinals by an aggregate score of 3-0.
The meeting marked the return to the action of the Lighthouse, to which the Brazilian press gave a period of two more weeks of recovery. The news is celebrated not only by Jorge Sampaoli for recovering a key piece, but also by the Chilean team ahead of their debut in the South American Qualifiers.
Erick Pulgar returns and puts Flamengo in the final of the Brazil Cup
Flamengo arrived injured at the duel with Gremio for the Brazil Cup. Three games without knowing victories, in addition to the elimination in the Copa Libertadores, left Mengao with the obligation to shake off and seek the ticket to the final of the tournament.
To do this, Jorge Sampaoli sent the best he has to the field, among what he surprised with Erick Pulgar. El Faro was recovering from an injury, but tonight he entered as a starter and made it clear that he is ready, enrolling even with tremendous luxury.
Flamengo defeated Gremio and advanced to the final of the Copa do Brasil. Erick Pulgar had the expected return of him. Photo: Getty.
The midfielder helped Flamengo to be able to secure the key against Gremio, a duel to which they arrived with a 2-0 advantage in the first leg. In the Maracaná, Mengao had the Chilean on fire, giving himself the pleasure of putting a tremendous pipe on a rival.
The only goal of the game came after 74 minutes of play, after a penalty that was charged by VAR. From the 12 steps, Giorgian de Arrascaeta did not forgive and put the 1 to 0 that the entire squad celebrated with Jorge Sampaoli, ruling out rumors of a break and finally calming the waters in the internal.
Erick Pulgar remained on the field until 77 minutes into the game, when he was replaced and left to applause. The Chilean returns with everything to the courts and gives Eduardo Berizzo a breather, being one of the ones who generated the most doubts in the previous one.
Flamengo defeated Gremio and settled in the final of the Copa do Brasil. In the definition they will face Sao Paulo, who left Corinthians on the road and will seek to snatch the title from them.
This Wednesday the ball continues to roll in the brazil cup and, within the framework of the duels of round of semifinals, Flamengo receives to Guild with the mission of sealing his way to the grand finale.
Without Chilean midfielder Erick Pulgar due to an injury to the biceps femoris that will keep him out for a couple more weekshe Flea seeks to confirm the away advantage in Porto Alegre.
When do Flamengo vs Gremio play for the Brazil Cup?
Flamengo welcomes Gremio this Wednesday, August 16 from 8:30 p.m. in Chile in it Estadio Jornalista Mario Filhobetter known as Maracana Stadiumlocated in the city of Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil.
Where can you watch this Brazilian Cup semifinal second leg match live on TV or streaming?
The second leg of the Brazilian Cup semifinals between Flamengo vs Gremio will be broadcast on TV by the signal of International Globeon the following channels according to your cable operator:
The match will not have streaming In our country.
advantage of mengão on the way
The match of ida was held last wednesday July 26 in it Arena do Grêmioin the city of Porto Alegre, with victory in favor of Flamengo by 2 goals to 0.
Gabriel Barbosa (33 ‘) opened the account for the Flea after half an hour and, before going to rest, he wasted the opportunity of the second to miss a penalty kick in front of goalkeeper Gabriel Grando in the 40 ‘.
Already in the second half, the expulsion of Walter Kennemann in the Gaucho when the 59 ran‘ would open up the crossing more for the team led by Jorge Sampaoli who found the second figure in feet of Thiago Maia (69′).
Check out the compact of that duel below:
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