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São Paulo player achieves historic feat for the Club

Agif/Robson Mafra - São Paulo wins, enters the G4 and Miranda makes a teammate happy
© 1687Agif/Robson Mafra – São Paulo wins, enters the G4 and Miranda makes a teammate happy

São Paulo won América-MG, in Morumbi, this Sunday (12). In a match for the Brazilian Championship, Tricolor reaches the third place in the table, after a slim score of 1 to 0. In a regular confrontation between Rogério Ceni’s team, the defense was decisive to keep the result. The highlight was for defender Miranda, elected the best of the match.

Everaldo was one of those who gave the most work to the defense of São Paulo. The goalkeeper Jandrei, very demanding throughout the 90 minutes, had to take his eyes off after the ball from the striker of Coelho hit the post in the 7th minute of the 1st stage. Without reaching the opponent’s goal with much danger, the Morumbi team immediately set the result at 33 of the 1st time. After stealing the ball from Gabriel Neves, the three-time world champion’s offensive sector built a move that culminated in the Patrick’s goal. However, the assistance came from another highlight of the day.

With the positive result for the team, the left-back Igor Vinicius became the player with the greatest unbeaten record in Morumbi’s history. Now there are 38 games without losing at the stadium, surpassing numbers of Pedro Rocha, Jorge Wagner and Müller. Even without conquering the same admiration of these athletes, the player writes his name in the history of São Paulo.

Even with the victory, the home team had less ball possession and passing change than América-MG. Suffering repeated attacks from the opponent, the defense tricolor had to work hard. One of the names in the defensive sector, Miranda, received the award for best in the game. After the whistle, the athlete talked about the period away from the pitch and the focus on presenting good football on the return to the field.

“Important to highlight the team’s commitment, I was away for a long time. But at no time did I give up. I worked hard for when the opportunity came and I showed once again that I was always at a high level. Now it’s time to continue the work”, confess the player.

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