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Corinthians recovers result, draw leaves with a bitter taste and Balbuena comments on clash in Libertadores

After an error, Balbuena recovers the game and leaves a message for Flamengo: "We have to do a..."
© Agif/Ettore Chiereguini – Balbuena tries to redeem himself with Corinthians fansAfter a mistake, Balbuena recovers the game and leaves a message for Flamengo: “We have to make a…”

Corinthians drew away from home, with Avaí, this Saturday (6). On the eve of the decision in Libertadores, the team from São Paulo failed to convince on the field. The first goal of the match came from a penalty, after a foul inside the defender’s area. babble. The Timão fans, who were at Ressacada Stadium, still suffered a lot before seeing the equalizer.

The goal of Corinthians came only at 32 of the 2nd stage, through the head of the Paraguayan babble. The player took advantage of Renato Augusto’s cross to leave everything even on the scoreboard. The defender, who couldn’t avoid the penalty that resulted in a goal before, improved his morale with the crowd by playing a top scorer. Despite remaining in the vice-leadership of the competition, it is Libertadores that really worries Corinthians.

That’s because the classification in the continental tournament is treated as something difficult for the vast majority of football fans and experts. The 2-0 defeat at Neo Química Arena forces Timão to win at Maracanã with at least two goals difference to take to penalties. However, after today’s game, the defender Balbuena defended that everything is possible.

“It’s resting and trying to win Tuesday. We know it’s going to be difficult. It’s not impossible. We have to play a good game there to try to get the result”defends Balbuena.

If in the first game of the Wednesdays the Helm already felt the weight of the team coached by Dorival Júnior, in the confrontation of next Tuesday (8) the opponents still had a weight reinforcement. the stadium of Maracanã should fill up for the matchfollowing the tradition of the owners of the house.

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