He is still the ‘King’: Flamengo beat Corinthians on penalties and is the Brazilian Cup champion | Football

Flamengo, who had Arturo Vidal in the starting line-up, painfully beat Corinthians and became champion of the Brazilian Cup.

Suffering is also okay. The Flamengo of Arturo vidal y Erick Thumb was consecrated this Wednesday champion of the brazil cup after beating Corinthians in the final, and not without suffering.

‘Mengao’ beat ‘Timao’ on penalties and celebrated a new title that consecrates his nickname of the greatest in Brazil.

Earlier, in the 90 minutes, the match ended tied 1-1 due to goals from Pedro (8′) for the “rojinegros” and Giuliano (82′) for the whites.

The Chilean Arturo Vidal was a starter in the Rio de Janeiro squad and fulfilled an outstanding role, especially as a second outing for ‘Fla’. However, the DT replaced him at 62 ‘unexpectedly.

It’s more, the ‘King’ left the field with obvious grimaces of annoyancealthough, equally, he shook hands and wished his teammate Matheuzinho luck.

After a heart-stopping and exhausting commitment, the definition of the champion reached penalties.

From the twelve steps Flamengo was more effective: annotated David Luiz, Pereira, Everton Ribeiro, Gabigol, Everton ‘Cebolinha’ and Rodinei. Only Filipe Luis failed.

In Corinthians, meanwhile, Santos, Giuliano, Renato Agusto, Yuri Alberto and Maycon scored. Fagner and Vital wasted their shots.

It is worth saying that after the last goal, by Rodinei, one of the first to embrace the ‘hero’ was Arturo Vidal himself.

Now, Flamengo continues to prepare for its great goal, the Copa Libertadores. Let’s remember that the ‘rojinegro’ will play the final against Atlético Paranaense on October 29.

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