Atletico plays badly and is beaten by Sao Paulo, 2-0

Atletico suffered their first defeat under coach Vagner Mancini. The Minas Gerais team went to Morumbi and lost to São Paulo, 2-0. Tricolor Paulista’s goals were scored by midfielders Igor Gomes and Vitor Bueno. The game’s attention caught the offensive inoperability of the Rooster , who barely threatened the goal defended by Tiago Volpi.

The game

Galo even did well in the first minutes of the Atlético, managing to push the ball out of São Paulo. But this momentum was short-lived and soon the coaching team by Fernando Diniz took control of the match. Although it was slow to arrive in real danger, when it was well ahead the Tricolor scared. Atletico, in turn, had two chances at the end of the first stage, and only.


In the second stage, the teams did not make any changes and who did well was São Paulo. In the sixth minute of the final stage, Anthony made a nice move, beat the Atletico defense, and crossed as Igor Gomes opened the scoring. Six minutes later it was Vitor Bueno’s turn to receive a beautiful release from Igor Gomes and finish beautifully in Cleiton’s corner.

Leading the way, Fernando Diniz put two defensive midfielders, Hernanes and Hudson, managing the score. Vagner Mancini even tried to move the team, putting Ricardo Oliveira, the young Marquinhos and Geuvânio, but the changes had no effect. Game over, Sao Paulo 2-0 at Galo.


This result does not change the placement of the teams in the table. But his weight for the championship is huge. Sao Paulo remains in fourth place with 49 points, but opens four points from fifth place, Inter, and approaches third, Santos, who has 52.

Atletico remain in 12th place with 35 points, but see the G6 and the dream of competing in the ever-distant Copa Libertadores. The team has today ten points less than sixth placed Corinthians and six points more than the 17th, Cruzeiro.

Upcoming matches

In the next round, Atletico receives Chapecoense, deputy lantern of Brasileirão, at home, on Wednesday (30), at 19:30. Already Sao Paulo plays the classic against Palmeiras, the same day and time of the game of Rooster.

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