See summary Palmeiras vs Athletico Paranaense Copa Libertadores semi-final second leg | Libertadores Cup

There is history in the Copa Libertadores, Athletico Paranense qualified for the grand final of the continental competition, tying at two goals at the Allianz Parque, eliminating the current two-time champion of the competition.

Palmeiras started the match with intensity, advancing the lines and subduing Paranaense. The advantage in the duel and equality on the whole, came in a ball that Gustavo Scarpa took advantage of, entering the middle of the area, to score the equalizer.

The intensity for the two-time champions of America was maintained, but it did not bring the desired goal in the first half. Palmeiras would see a complication in his match. At minute 48, Murilo Cerqueira saw the red card, after a strong tackle on the knee of Vitor Roque, before the call of the VAR, because the center did not sanction it in the first action.

For the second half, Gustavo Gómez, at minute 55, would take advantage of a play prepared for Palmeiras from the sideline. Side kick, ball to the near post and the Uruguayan captain won the ball over goalkeeper Bento and the central defenders, scoring the goal that gave them, for the time being, a spot in the grand final.

The insistence of the visit did not stop, having an extra man and looking for space to score the equalizer. Football and life would reward them with the tying goal at minute 63, a combined play started by Fernandinho, a pass from Vitinho to Pablo.

Palmeiras insisted again, tried and had several options, where Bento prevailed, stopping the scoring actions. Everything was unbalanced in favor of Paranaense, in a shot by David Terans, at minute 85, a shot from medium distance, with a deflection, which confused Weverton.

In the grand final, they will wait for Fluminense and Vélez, where the Brazilian team has a four-goal lead against the Argentines.

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