Philip Escobillana


Inter de Porto Alegre, Colo Colo’s future rival in the South American Cup, fell 3-2 against Botafogo after leading 2-0 and having one more player for almost the entire match, who had a scandalous fight when he was finishing.

Inter was very upset after Botafogo scored the 3-2
© TV CaptureInter was very upset after Botafogo scored the 3-2

A gigantic wrinkled was the one that starred Inter Porto Alegrefuture rival of colo colo on the South American Cup, in the Brasileirao. In his stadium Beira Río lost against Botafogo 3-2 after starting winning 2-0 and having one more player from minute 7.

A handball in the area by Philipe Samapio cost the Fogao player expulsion, a penalty that Edenilson turned into a goal at 9′. And five minutes later, Fabricio Bustos increased the score for the Colorados.

Everything seemed like a party in the south of Brazil, but the cast from Rio showed a lot of claw to stay with a historic game. Vinicius Lopez discounted at 19′ and equality reached at 59′ through Erison.

It seemed that the 2-2 was not going to move, which was a great result for the visit. But after eleven minutes of addition Hugo appeared to decree the final 3-2 and giving an epic victory.

All of Botafogo went crazy shouting the goal and apparently a player dedicated it to some members of the Inter staff, which caused the reaction of players and people from the coaching staff, making the end of the match embarrassing.

The Argentine Gabriel Mercado was the one who reacted the worst to this brawl, so the match judge decided to expel him after the altercations that took place between the two casts.

Inter still has one match before playing against Colo Colo: it will be on Friday against Coritiba, after which they will travel to Santiago to play on Tuesday 29 against Cacique at the Monumental stadium for the first leg of the Copa Sudamericana.

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