Matthew Hojaij


Índio Condá took the lead at 13 minutes into the second half, with Matheus Ribeiro, and Colorado tied at 44, with Christian.

Santos saved Athletico several times at Arena Condá (Photo: Getty Images)


Santos saved Athletico several times at Arena Condá (Photo: Getty Images)

Right in the first minute of the match of the Brazilian championship, the goalkeeper of Athletico Santos practiced a great save, with a header by forward Lima, from Chapecoense. On minute 8, Marcinho crossed into the penalty area. Richard nodded, and the ball went out. As a result, Athletico began to find themselves in the game, and to impose their superiority over Chapecoense.

At 23, a shot by Léo Cittadini, who passed with danger, over Keiller’s goal. Chape started to scare again with Anderson Leite’s kick, which led to danger to Santos’ goal. The goalkeeper saved, shortly after, a Mike’s submission. In stoppage time, a shot by Rodriguinho made things more even.

On the way out of the first half, Nikão got into a mess with Chapecoense’s players, but nothing more serious happened. Shirt 11 received a yellow card and will be out of the next game. Early in the second half, at three minutes, Hurricane took danger in two shots by Terans. One hit the beam, and the other stopped at Keiller.

On minute 12, Matheus Ribeiro opened the scoring with a great goal, hitting a first shot, with no chance of defense for Santos. Afterwards, Chape retreated, as usual, and Athletico went in search of the equalizer. At 32, Lima pulled a counterattack, and demanded a defense from Santos.

Hurricane’s saving tie came at 44 minutes. Christian received a cross inside the area, and finished with the right foot, with no chance for Keiller. In stoppage time, Jordan almost scored an own goal. In the end, Pedro Rocha had the chance to turn it around, but ended up isolating the ball. With that, Athletico lost the chance to get close to the G6.

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